from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To render personal rather than impersonal or purely professional.
  • transitive verb To make or alter so as to meet individual needs, inclinations, or specifications.
  • transitive verb To have printed, engraved, or monogrammed with one's name or initials.
  • transitive verb To take (a general remark or characterization) in a personal manner.
  • transitive verb To attribute human or personal qualities to; personify.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To make personal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • verb make personal or more personal


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