- 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.
Also especially British, per·son·al·ise.
Origin of personalize
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Historical Examples of personalised
As the personalised ideal of conduct, the god then reacts upon conduct, as the conduct reacts upon the notion of the god.Edward Caldwell Moore
- 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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Word Origin and History for personalised
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