Simple Definition of individualize
: to make (something) different from other things
: to change (something) so that it fits each person's needs
Full Definition of individualize
individualizationplay \-ˌvij-wə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌvi-jə-wə-, -ˌvi-jə-lə-\ noun
Examples of individualize in a sentence
The author uses different styles to individualize the characters.
Teachers should individualize their lessons to address differences in their students.
First Known Use of individualize
Rhymes with individualize
Americanize, apotheosize, colonialize, compartmentalize, conceptualize, consolation prize, contextualize, decriminalize, delegitimize, demilitarize, denaturalize, departmentalize, depoliticize, desexualize, epigrammatize, etymologize, Europeanize, exteriorize, ideologize, industrialize, internationalize, legitimatize, materialize, memorialize, miniaturize, politicalize, private enterprise, professionalize, psychoanalyze, revolutionize, self-actualize, sensationalize, sentimentalize, spiritualize, underutilize, universalize
Medical Definition of individualize
: to adapt to the needs or special circumstances of an individual <individualize dosage for the most beneficial effect>
individualisation\-ˌvij-(ə-)wə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌvij-ə-lə-\play noun
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