[ pur-suh-nl-ahyz ]
/ ˈpɜr sə nlˌaɪz /
verb (used with object), per·son·al·ized, per·son·al·iz·ing.
to have marked with one's initials, name, or monogram: to personalize stationery.
to make personal, as by applying a general statement to oneself.
to ascribe personal qualities to; personify.
to design or tailor to meet an individual's specifications, needs, or preferences: a personalized search engine; personalized learning.
- personality inventory,
- personality profile,
- personality test,
- personality type,
- personalized medicine,
Also especially British, per·son·al·ise.
Origin of personalize
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/ (ˈpɜːsənəˌlaɪz) /
to endow with personal or individual qualities or characteristics
to mark (stationery, clothing, etc) with a person's initials, name, etc
to take (a remark, etc) personally
another word for personify
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