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individualize

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verb in·di·vid·u·al·ize \-ˈvij-wə-ˌlīz, -ˈvi-jə-wə-, -ˈvi-jə-ˌlīz\

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

in·di·vid·u·al·izedin·di·vid·u·al·iz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make individual in character

  3. 2 :  to treat or notice individually :  particularize

  4. 3 :  to adapt to the needs or special circumstances of an individual <individualize teaching according to student ability>

in·di·vid·u·al·i·za·tion play \-ˌvij-wə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌvi-jə-wə-, -ˌvi-jə-lə-\ noun

Examples of individualize

  1. The author uses different styles to individualize the characters.

  2. Teachers should individualize their lessons to address differences in their students.



1637

First Known Use of individualize

1637


Medical Dictionary

individualize

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transitive verb in·di·vid·u·al·ize \ˌin-də-ˈvij-(ə-)wə-ˌlīz, -ˈvij-ə-ˌlīz\

Medical Definition of individualize

in·di·vid·u·al·ized or British in·di·vid·u·al·isedin·di·vid·u·al·iz·ing or British in·di·vid·u·al·is·ing

  1. :  to adapt to the needs or special circumstances of an individual <individualize dosage for the most beneficial effect>

  2. in·di·vid·u·al·iza·tion or British in·di·vid·u·al·isa·tion \-ˌvij-(ə-)wə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌvij-ə-lə-\play noun



Variants of individualize

or British in·di·vid·u·al·ise

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