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Overview of verb specialize

The verb specialize has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (3) specialize, specialise, narrow, narrow down

(become more focus on an area of activity or field of study; "She specializes in Near Eastern history")

2. (2) specify, particularize, particularise, specialize, specialise

(be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?")

3. (2) specialize, specialise

(suit to a special purpose; "specialize one's research"; "this kind of beak has become specialized in certain Galapagos finches")

4. specialize, specialise

(devote oneself to a special area of work; "She specializes in honey bees"; "This baker specializes in French bread")

5. speciate, differentiate, specialize, specialise

(evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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