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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To take (a general remark or characterization) in a personal manner.
  • transitive v. To attribute human or personal qualities to; personify.
  • transitive v. To have printed, engraved, or monogrammed with one's name or initials: personalized the stationery; personalized the bath towels.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to adapt something to the needs of an individual
  • v. to represent something abstract as a person; to embody

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To make personal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make personal; endow with personality; personify. Warburton. Also splled personalise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make personal or more personal

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