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per·son·al·ize

 (pûr′sə-nə-līz)
tr.v. per·son·al·ized, per·son·al·iz·ing, per·son·al·iz·es
1.
a. To render personal rather than impersonal or purely professional: personalized the doctor-patient relationship.
b. To make or alter so as to meet individual needs, inclinations, or specifications: personalize a drug regimen; personalize emails to potential customers.
c. To have printed, engraved, or monogrammed with one's name or initials: personalized the bath towels.
2. To take (a general remark or characterization) in a personal manner.
3. To attribute human or personal qualities to; personify: "songs from the fifties and sixties that personalized automobiles by giving them names" (Christopher Hitchens).

per′son·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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personalize

(ˈpɜːsənəˌlaɪz) or

personalise

vb (tr)
1. to endow with personal or individual qualities or characteristics
2. to mark (stationery, clothing, etc) with a person's initials, name, etc
3. to take (a remark, etc) personally
4. another word for personify
ˌpersonaliˈzation, ˌpersonaliˈsation n
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per•son•al•ize

(ˈpɜr sə nlˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to have marked with one's initials or name: to personalize stationery.
2. to make personal, as by applying a general statement to oneself.
3. to personify.
per`son•al•i•za′tion, n.
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personalize


Past participle: personalized
Gerund: personalizing

Imperative
personalize
personalize
Present
I personalize
you personalize
he/she/it personalizes
we personalize
you personalize
they personalize
Preterite
I personalized
you personalized
he/she/it personalized
we personalized
you personalized
they personalized
Present Continuous
I am personalizing
you are personalizing
he/she/it is personalizing
we are personalizing
you are personalizing
they are personalizing
Present Perfect
I have personalized
you have personalized
he/she/it has personalized
we have personalized
you have personalized
they have personalized
Past Continuous
I was personalizing
you were personalizing
he/she/it was personalizing
we were personalizing
you were personalizing
they were personalizing
Past Perfect
I had personalized
you had personalized
he/she/it had personalized
we had personalized
you had personalized
they had personalized
Future
I will personalize
you will personalize
he/she/it will personalize
we will personalize
you will personalize
they will personalize
Future Perfect
I will have personalized
you will have personalized
he/she/it will have personalized
we will have personalized
you will have personalized
they will have personalized
Future Continuous
I will be personalizing
you will be personalizing
he/she/it will be personalizing
we will be personalizing
you will be personalizing
they will be personalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been personalizing
you have been personalizing
he/she/it has been personalizing
we have been personalizing
you have been personalizing
they have been personalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been personalizing
you will have been personalizing
he/she/it will have been personalizing
we will have been personalizing
you will have been personalizing
they will have been personalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been personalizing
you had been personalizing
he/she/it had been personalizing
we had been personalizing
you had been personalizing
they had been personalizing
Conditional
I would personalize
you would personalize
he/she/it would personalize
we would personalize
you would personalize
they would personalize
Past Conditional
I would have personalized
you would have personalized
he/she/it would have personalized
we would have personalized
you would have personalized
they would have personalized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.personalize - 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"
depersonalise, depersonalize, objectify - make impersonal or present as an object; "Will computers depersonalize human interactions?"; "Pornography objectifies women"
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personalize

verb customize, individualize, make to order, make distinctive, give a personal touch to We will personalize the gift with the child's name at no extra cost.
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personalize

verb
To represent (an abstraction, for example) in or as if in bodily form:
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Translations

personalize

[ˈpɜːsənəlaɪz] VT
1. [+ garment, accessory] → marcar con iniciales
2. [+ argument, issue] → llevar al terreno de lo personal
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personalize

[ˈpɜːrsənəlaɪz] personalise (British) vt
(= mark with name, initialized) → personnaliser
[+ car, service, course] → personnaliser
[+ argument, discussion, idea] → personnaliser
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personalize

vt
(= make more personal)persönlicher gestalten; (= put initials etc on) diary, calculator, shirteine persönliche or individuelle Note geben (+dat); personalized letterheadpersönliches or individuelles Briefpapier; personalized number plates = vanity plates
(= treat as personal issue)personalisieren
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personalize

[ˈpɜːsənəˌlaɪz] vtpersonalizzare
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