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VERB (5)

1. devote oneself to a special area of work;
- Example: "She specializes in honey bees"
- Example: "This baker specializes in French bread"
[syn: specialize, specialise]

2. be specific about;
- Example: "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?"
[syn: specify, particularize, particularise, specialize, specialise]

3. suit to a special purpose;
- Example: "specialize one's research"
- Example: "this kind of beak has become specialized in certain Galapagos finches"
[syn: specialize, specialise]

4. become more focus on an area of activity or field of study;
- Example: "She specializes in Near Eastern history"
[syn: specialize, specialise, narrow, narrow down]

5. evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment;
[syn: speciate, differentiate, specialize, specialise]

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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

specialise v 1: devote oneself to a special area of work; "She specializes in honey bees"; "This baker specializes in French bread" [syn: specialize, specialise] 2: be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?" [syn: specify, particularize, particularise, specialize, specialise] [ant: generalise, generalize] 3: suit to a special purpose; "specialize one's research"; "this kind of beak has become specialized in certain Galapagos finches" [syn: specialize, specialise] 4: become more focus on an area of activity or field of study; "She specializes in Near Eastern history" [syn: specialize, specialise, narrow, narrow down] [ant: branch out, broaden, diversify] 5: evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment [syn: speciate, differentiate, specialize, specialise]