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in·di·vid·u·ate

 (ĭn′də-vĭj′o͞o-āt′)
tr.v. in·di·vid·u·at·ed, in·di·vid·u·at·ing, in·di·vid·u·ates
1. To give individuality to; individualize.
2. To form into a separate, distinct entity.

individuate

(ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊˌeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to give individuality or an individual form to
2. (Biology) to distinguish from others of the same species or group; individualize
ˌindiˈviduˌator n

in•di•vid•u•ate

(ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ uˌeɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to form into an individual or distinct entity.
2. to give an individual or distinctive character to; individualize.
[1605–15]
in`di•vid′u•a`tor, n.

individuate


Past participle: individuated
Gerund: individuating

Imperative
individuate
individuate
Present
I individuate
you individuate
he/she/it individuates
we individuate
you individuate
they individuate
Preterite
I individuated
you individuated
he/she/it individuated
we individuated
you individuated
they individuated
Present Continuous
I am individuating
you are individuating
he/she/it is individuating
we are individuating
you are individuating
they are individuating
Present Perfect
I have individuated
you have individuated
he/she/it has individuated
we have individuated
you have individuated
they have individuated
Past Continuous
I was individuating
you were individuating
he/she/it was individuating
we were individuating
you were individuating
they were individuating
Past Perfect
I had individuated
you had individuated
he/she/it had individuated
we had individuated
you had individuated
they had individuated
Future
I will individuate
you will individuate
he/she/it will individuate
we will individuate
you will individuate
they will individuate
Future Perfect
I will have individuated
you will have individuated
he/she/it will have individuated
we will have individuated
you will have individuated
they will have individuated
Future Continuous
I will be individuating
you will be individuating
he/she/it will be individuating
we will be individuating
you will be individuating
they will be individuating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been individuating
you have been individuating
he/she/it has been individuating
we have been individuating
you have been individuating
they have been individuating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been individuating
you will have been individuating
he/she/it will have been individuating
we will have been individuating
you will have been individuating
they will have been individuating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been individuating
you had been individuating
he/she/it had been individuating
we had been individuating
you had been individuating
they had been individuating
Conditional
I would individuate
you would individuate
he/she/it would individuate
we would individuate
you would individuate
they would individuate
Past Conditional
I would have individuated
you would have individuated
he/she/it would have individuated
we would have individuated
you would have individuated
they would have individuated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.individuate - give individual character to
characterise, characterize - be characteristic of; "What characterizes a Venetian painting?"
2.individuate - give individual shape or form to; "Language that individuates his memories"
shape, form - give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character"
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