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in·di·vid·u·al·ize

 (ĭn′də-vĭj′o͞o-ə-līz′)
tr.v. in·di·vid·u·al·ized, in·di·vid·u·al·iz·ing, in·di·vid·u·al·iz·es
1. To give individuality to.
2. To consider or treat individually; particularize.
3. To modify to suit the wishes or needs of a particular individual: individualized the work schedules of all the physicians.

in′di·vid′u·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

individualize

(ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊəˌlaɪz) or

individualise

vb (tr)
1. to make or mark as individual or distinctive in character
2. to consider or treat individually; particularize
3. to make or modify so as to meet the special requirements of a person
ˌindiˌvidualiˈzation, ˌindiˌvidualiˈsation n
ˌindiˈvidualˌizer, ˌindiˈvidualˌiser n

in•di•vid•u•al•ize

(ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ u əˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make individual or distinctive; give an individual or distinctive character to.
2. to mention, indicate, or consider individually; specify; particularize.
[1630–40]
in`di•vid`u•al•i•za′tion, n.
in`di•vid′u•al•iz`er, n.

individualize


Past participle: individualized
Gerund: individualizing

Imperative
individualize
individualize
Present
I individualize
you individualize
he/she/it individualizes
we individualize
you individualize
they individualize
Preterite
I individualized
you individualized
he/she/it individualized
we individualized
you individualized
they individualized
Present Continuous
I am individualizing
you are individualizing
he/she/it is individualizing
we are individualizing
you are individualizing
they are individualizing
Present Perfect
I have individualized
you have individualized
he/she/it has individualized
we have individualized
you have individualized
they have individualized
Past Continuous
I was individualizing
you were individualizing
he/she/it was individualizing
we were individualizing
you were individualizing
they were individualizing
Past Perfect
I had individualized
you had individualized
he/she/it had individualized
we had individualized
you had individualized
they had individualized
Future
I will individualize
you will individualize
he/she/it will individualize
we will individualize
you will individualize
they will individualize
Future Perfect
I will have individualized
you will have individualized
he/she/it will have individualized
we will have individualized
you will have individualized
they will have individualized
Future Continuous
I will be individualizing
you will be individualizing
he/she/it will be individualizing
we will be individualizing
you will be individualizing
they will be individualizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been individualizing
you have been individualizing
he/she/it has been individualizing
we have been individualizing
you have been individualizing
they have been individualizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been individualizing
you will have been individualizing
he/she/it will have been individualizing
we will have been individualizing
you will have been individualizing
they will have been individualizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been individualizing
you had been individualizing
he/she/it had been individualizing
we had been individualizing
you had been individualizing
they had been individualizing
Conditional
I would individualize
you would individualize
he/she/it would individualize
we would individualize
you would individualize
they would individualize
Past Conditional
I would have individualized
you would have individualized
he/she/it would have individualized
we would have individualized
you would have individualized
they would have individualized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.individualize - make or mark or treat as individual; "The sounds were individualized by sharpness and tone"
differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, severalise, severalize, tell apart, separate, tell - mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
2.individualize - make personal or more personal; "personalized service"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

individualize

verb
Translations
yksilöllistää

individualize

[ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊəlaɪz] VTindividuar, individualizar

individualize

vtindividualisieren; (= treat separately)einzeln behandeln; (= give individuality to) book, author’s style, performanceeine persönliche or individuelle or eigene Note verleihen (+dat); each patient has individualized treatment/an individualized exercise planjeder Patient bekommt eine individuelle Behandlung/seinen eigenen Trainingsplan

individualize

[ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊəlaɪz] vt (frm) → caratterizzare
References in classic literature ?
The child with his sweet pranks, the fool of his senses, commanded by every sight and sound, without any power to compare and rank his sensations, abandoned to a whistle or a painted chip, to a lead dragoon or a gingerbread-dog, individualizing everything, generalizing nothing, delighted with every new thing, lies down at night overpowered by the fatigue which this day of continual pretty madness has incurred.
Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for individualizing Client Care Across Life Span (8th ed.
Similarly, individualizing the product to the problem, rather than using a superabsorbent pad for everyone, is much more cost-efficient.
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