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Synonyms for specialize
ˈspɛʃ əˌlaɪzspe·cial·ize

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Wiktionary

  1. specializeverb

    Antonyms:
    generalize

  2. specializeverb

    Antonyms:
    generalize

  3. specializeverb

    Antonyms:
    generalize

  4. specializeverb

    Antonyms:
    generalize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. specialize, specialise, narrow, narrow downverb

    become more focus on an area of activity or field of study

    "She specializes in Near Eastern history"

    Synonyms:
    particularise, constringe, speciate, particularize, peg down, nail down, specialise, differentiate, narrow down, contract, specify, narrow, pin down, constrict

    Antonyms:
    broaden, branch out, diversify

  2. specify, particularize, particularise, specialize, specialiseverb

    be specific about

    "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?"

    Synonyms:
    stipulate, set apart, destine, set, delimit, specialise, condition, speciate, particularize, designate, delineate, determine, define, delimitate, narrow, qualify, specify, fix, peg down, narrow down, nail down, assign, differentiate, intend, limit, pin down, particularise

    Antonyms:
    broaden, branch out, diversify

  3. specialize, specialiseverb

    suit to a special purpose

    "specialize one's research"; "this kind of beak has become specialized in certain Galapagos finches"

    Synonyms:
    particularise, speciate, particularize, specialise, differentiate, narrow down, specify, narrow

    Antonyms:
    branch out, broaden, diversify

  4. specialize, specialiseverb

    devote oneself to a special area of work

    "She specializes in honey bees"; "This baker specializes in French bread"

    Synonyms:
    particularise, speciate, particularize, specialise, differentiate, narrow down, specify, narrow

    Antonyms:
    branch out, diversify, broaden

  5. speciate, differentiate, specialize, specialiseverb

    evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment

    Synonyms:
    distinguish, differentiate, specialise, mark, speciate, severalize, narrow down, specify, severalise, separate, secernate, secern, tell apart, tell, particularize, narrow, particularise

    Antonyms:
    branch out, diversify, broaden

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  1. List of paraphrases for "specialize":

    specialise, specialized

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How to use specialize in a sentence?

  1. Jeb Bush:

    Seniors will still get a simple brochure in the mail from the government every fall, they will be able to review and choose from their local options from Humana, Anthem, United or another private plan, or traditional Medicare. Seniors will have access to new options, like plans that specialize in treating congestive heart failure or diabetes or Alzheimer's.

  2. Thor Halvorsson:

    It’s the sort of thing they specialize in—mainstreaming false smears, allegations that are so salacious and over the top that people assume they must be true, they did this with Browder, they did this with two other whistleblowers and they did this with me –they are outrageous accusations where innocence just isn’t enough.

  3. Voormi CEO Dan English:

    Our goal isn’t to build a 150-person garment factory here in Pagosa Springs, we want to spread the work among other small manufacturers who, combined, will equal that big factory. The idea is to give us the flexibility to move work around and allow certain factories to specialize in certain tasks.

  4. Paul Flores ' defense attorney:

    I don’t want to demean these volunteers, they are very helpful, they specialize in disaster, finding bodies — that’s what they’re good at and bless their hearts they’re out there helping people, but from a forensic science standpoint, you’ll hear that it’s nothing other than a clue.

  5. Seemal Desai:

    Darker skin tones can certainly be more challenging, and I do think Mona Gohara have to see lots of patients with different skin tones to pick up on clues, there are dermatologists out there who specialize in skin of color.


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