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Synonyms for specialize
ˈspɛʃ əˌlaɪz

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  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. Christopher Doyle:

    I specialize in trauma and work with clients to resolve that trauma. People who want help. There's no electric shock or shaming.

  2. The Times:

    Ms. Brown described herself in an interview as a government contractor — ‘almost like a broker,’ she said — who does not keep employees or specialize in any field but is able to procure subcontracted work as needed, and get a cut of the money along the way. She claims a fashion line and has several self-published books, and describes herself on Twitter as ‘A Diva, Mogul, Author, Idealist with scars to prove it,’.

  3. Dennis Dick:

    Everything else has been so bad that tech is now seen as a safe-haven, it's like we're back in 1999, where if you had a website, you were hot. Now, if you specialize in selling online, you're hot.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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