personalize

verb per·son·al·ize \ ˈpərs-nə-ˌlīz , ˈpər-sə-nə- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of personalize

personalized; personalizing
transitive verb
1 : personify
2 : to make personal or individual; specifically : to mark as the property of a particular person
  • personalized stationery

personalization

play \ˌpərs-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌpər-sə-nə-\ noun

Examples of personalize in a Sentence

  1. in the character of the good-hearted, virtuous seaman, the author has personalized the concept of perfect innocence

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First Known Use of personalize

circa 1741


PERSONALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

personalize

verb

Definition of personalize for English Language Learners

  • : to mark (something) in a way that shows it belongs to a particular person

  • : to change or design (something) for a particular person



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