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personalize definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: make personal or more personal; "personalized service" [syn: personalize, personalise, individualize, individualise] [ant: depersonalise, depersonalize, objectify]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: circa 1741 1. personify 2. to make personal or individual; specifically to mark as the property of a particular person <personalized stationery> personalization noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. (also -ise) 1 make personal, esp. by marking with one's name etc. 2 personify. Derivatives: personalization n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Personalize Per"son*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Personalized; p. pr. & vb. n. Personalizing.] To make personal. ``They personalize death.'' --H. Spencer.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(personalizes, personalizing, personalized) Note: in BRIT, also use 'personalise' 1. If an object is personalized, it is marked with the name or initials of its owner. The clock has easy-to-read numbers and is personalised with the child's name and birth date. VERB: usu passive, be V-ed personalized ...a Rolls-Royce with a personalised number plate. ADJ: ADJ n 2. If you personalize something, you do or design it specially according to the needs of an individual or to your own needs. Personalising your car has never been cheaper. ...an ideal centre for professional men or women who need intensive, personalised French courses. VERB: V n, V-ed 3. If you personalize an argument, discussion, idea, or issue, you consider it from the point of view of individual people and their characters or relationships, rather than considering the facts in a general or abstract way. Women tend to personalise rejection more than men... The contest has become personalised, if not bitter. VERB: V n, V-ed, also V

Moby Thesaurus

analyze, anatomize, anthropomorphize, atomize, change, chop logic, descend to particulars, desynonymize, detail, difference, differentiate, discriminate, disequalize, disjoin, distinguish, diversify, divide, emblematize, embody, epitomize, exemplify, exteriorize, externalize, figure, illustrate, incarnate, incarnation, individualize, individuate, itemize, make a distinction, manifest, mark, mark off, mark out, materialize, metaphorize, mirror, modify, objectify, particularize, peculiarize, personate, personification, personify, precise, refine a distinction, segregate, separate, set apart, set off, sever, severalize, similize, specialize, spell out, split hairs, substantiate, symbolize, typify, vary



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