Definitions of specifically

  1. In a specific manner.

Usage examples for specifically

  1. There is, therefore, no need for a specifically anti- religious test. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  2. These letters, all relating to office, fall within the general rule which even the very first week of my being engaged in the administration obliged me to establish, to wit, that of not answering letters on office specifically, but leaving the answer to be found in what is done or not done on them. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  3. Specifically moral education, the building of character, will of course form an essential part of it: in fact must be present within it from the first. – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  4. There is no more authority specifically conferred upon the marshal by this section to protect the judge from assassination in open court, without a specific order or command, than there is to protect him out of court, when on the way from one court to another in the discharge of his official duties. – Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State by Stephen Field; George C. Gorham
  5. The constitution has specifically designated the means by which funds can be raised for the uses of the government, either in war or peace. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  6. The exact status of the forms described by Jullien as Norodonia cambodgiensis and N. sinensis is doubtful, but I see no reason to regard them as specifically distinct from H. lacustris, Carter, of which they may be provisionally regarded as varieties. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  7. It was not square dealing, but doing exactly what he specifically engaged to do. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  8. Profiteers and exploiters are specifically denied the right to vote or to hold office. – The American Empire by Scott Nearing
  9. This is due, no doubt, to the well- known fact that associations tend to take form and grow more secure even after we have ceased to think specifically of the matter in hand. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  10. I have the deepest affection for the cause of the Duke of Savoy, but I cannot further it so long as I cannot tell what his Majesty specifically is resolved to do, and what hope is held out from Venice, Germany, and other quarters. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  11. In this matter of book- burning the Archbishop seems at that time to have had sole authority, and doubtless many more books met with a fiery fate than are specifically mentioned. – Books Condemned to be Burnt by James Anson Farrer
  12. All above the rank of knight were exempted from attendance on the sheriff's turn, unless specifically summoned. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  13. Thus the external commerce of the specifically tropical countries subject to imperialistic rule is small compared to that of temperate countries exporting raw materials. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  14. And she knew all of those specifically named off by heart, for the swinging lines of a ballad form were Arethusa's idea of what real poetry should be. – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  15. Much still baffled him, yet gradually more and more of what had happened became clear specifically in his memory. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  16. It confers no authority, save upon those specifically invested with it. – Three Prize Essays on American Slavery by R. B. Thurston A.C. Baldwin Timothy Williston
  17. Specifically, the best sales territory consisted of the Middle West- what was then regarded as " The West"- of the United States and of Canada West, i. – History of the Comstock Patent Medicine Business and Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills by Robert B. Shaw