Definitions For Specific


  • A medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
  • A fact about some part (as opposed to general)


  • Stated explicitly or in detail


  • (sometimes followed by to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique
  • Being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides
  • Relating to or distinguishing or constituting a taxonomic species

Is Specific a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Specific is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Specific in a Sentence

  • Is there anything specific you want for dinner?
  • There is a specific word for this kind of feeling.
  • A bird species that requires a specific environment
  • Quinine is a specific for malaria
  • Although the speech was long on rhetoric and platitudinous generalities, it lacked specifics

Synonyms for Specific

Antonyms for Specific

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