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individual

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of individual

  1. 1 a member of the human race <every individual has value> Synonyms baby, being, bird, bod [British], body, character, cookie (or cooky), creature, customer, devil, duck, egg, face, fish, guy, head, human being, human, life, man, mortal, party, person, personage, scout, slob, sort, soul, specimen, stiff, thing, wightRelated Words hominid, homo, humanoid; brother, fellow, fellowman, neighbor; celebrity, personality, self, somebodyNear Antonyms animal, beast, beastie, brute, critter

  2. 2 one that has a real and independent existence <our general concept of what constitutes a chair is based on our experience with many individuals that were called chairs> Synonyms being, commodity, existent, entity, individuality, integer, object, reality, something, substance, thingRelated Words body, subject; material, matter, quantity, stuffNear Antonyms nonentity


individual

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of individual

  1. 1 of, relating to, or belonging to a single person <everyone has his or her own individual opinion about the subject, but you will have to work together> Synonyms idiomatic, individualized, particular, patented, peculiar, personal, personalized, private, privy, separate, singular, subjective, unique Related Words characteristic, distinctive, intimate; identifying, idiosyncratic; especial, express, special, specific; independent, nonconformist, self-directed, self-sufficient; custom, customized, specialized Near Antonyms broad, prevailing, prevalent, widespread; common, normal, regular, typical Antonyms general, generic, popular, public, shared, universal

  2. 2 not the same or shared <guest rooms at the inn have individual bathrooms> Synonyms different, separate, respectiveRelated Words disparate, dissimilar, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, divergent, diverse, unalike, varied, variousNear Antonyms identical, selfsame, veryAntonyms same

  3. 3 serving to identify as belonging to an individual or group <he's got a highly individual laugh that I would know anywhere> Synonyms classic, diagnostic (also diagnostical), discriminating, distinct, distinctive, distinguishing, identifying, characteristic, peculiar, proper, symptomatic, typicalRelated Words idiosyncratic; identifiable, pronounced, unmistakable; general, generic; common, normal, regular, usual; especial, particular, special, specific; archetypal (also archetypical), model, paradigmaticAntonyms atypical, nontypical, uncharacteristic, untypical



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