Antonyms of verb generalize

1 of 4 senses of generalize

Sense 2
generalize, generalise -- (speak or write in generalities)
       Antonym of specify (Sense 4)
      => specify, particularize, particularise, specialize, specialise -- (be specific about; "Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb generalize

4 senses of generalize

Sense 1
generalize, generalise, extrapolate, infer -- (draw from specific cases for more general cases)
       => reason, reason out, conclude -- (decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house")

Sense 2
generalize, generalise -- (speak or write in generalities)
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

Sense 3
popularize, popularise, vulgarize, vulgarise, generalize, generalise -- (cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use; "They popularized coffee in Washington State"; "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors")
       => circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around -- (cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news")

Sense 4
generalize, generalise -- (become systemic and spread throughout the body; "this kind of infection generalizes throughout the immune system")
       => spread, distribute -- (distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country")

Antonyms of adj generalized

1 sense of generalized

Sense 1
generalized, generalised -- (not biologically differentiated or adapted to a specific function or environment; "the hedgehog is a primitive and generalized mammal")

INDIRECT (VIA unspecialized) -> specialized, specialised -- (developed or designed for a special activity or function; "a specialized tool")

Similarity of adj generalized

1 sense of generalized

Sense 1
generalized, generalised -- (not biologically differentiated or adapted to a specific function or environment; "the hedgehog is a primitive and generalized mammal")
       => unspecialized (vs. specialized), unspecialised -- (not specialized or modified for a particular purpose or function)

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