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tr.v. cus·tom·ized, cus·tom·iz·ing, cus·tom·iz·es
To make or alter to individual or personal specifications: customize a van.

cus′tom·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
cus′tom·iz′er n.
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(ˈkʌstəˌmaɪz) or


(tr) to modify (something) according to a customer's individual requirements
ˌcustomiˈzation, ˌcustomiˈsation n
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(ˈkʌs təˌmaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to modify, make, or build according to individual specifications or preference.
[1930–35, Amer.]
cus`tom•i•za′tion, n.
cus′tom•iz`er, n.
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Past participle: customized
Gerund: customizing

I customize
you customize
he/she/it customizes
we customize
you customize
they customize
I customized
you customized
he/she/it customized
we customized
you customized
they customized
Present Continuous
I am customizing
you are customizing
he/she/it is customizing
we are customizing
you are customizing
they are customizing
Present Perfect
I have customized
you have customized
he/she/it has customized
we have customized
you have customized
they have customized
Past Continuous
I was customizing
you were customizing
he/she/it was customizing
we were customizing
you were customizing
they were customizing
Past Perfect
I had customized
you had customized
he/she/it had customized
we had customized
you had customized
they had customized
I will customize
you will customize
he/she/it will customize
we will customize
you will customize
they will customize
Future Perfect
I will have customized
you will have customized
he/she/it will have customized
we will have customized
you will have customized
they will have customized
Future Continuous
I will be customizing
you will be customizing
he/she/it will be customizing
we will be customizing
you will be customizing
they will be customizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been customizing
you have been customizing
he/she/it has been customizing
we have been customizing
you have been customizing
they have been customizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been customizing
you will have been customizing
he/she/it will have been customizing
we will have been customizing
you will have been customizing
they will have been customizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been customizing
you had been customizing
he/she/it had been customizing
we had been customizing
you had been customizing
they had been customizing
I would customize
you would customize
he/she/it would customize
we would customize
you would customize
they would customize
Past Conditional
I would have customized
you would have customized
he/she/it would have customized
we would have customized
you would have customized
they would have customized
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.customize - make to specifications; "I had this desk custom-made for me"
produce, create, make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
2.customize - make according to requirements; "customize a car"
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"
build, construct, make - make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
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[ˈkʌstəmaɪz] VT [+ car] → adaptar al gusto del cliente, adaptar por encargo del cliente; [+ product] → personalizar
customized softwaresoftware m a medida del usuario
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[ˈkʌstəmaɪz] customise (British) vt [+ product, software] → personnaliser; [+ car, clothes] → personnaliser
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vt car etcindividuell aufmachen; (Comput) → anpassen
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