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personalize

[ pur-suh-nl-ahyz ]
/ 藞p蓽r s蓹 nl藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with object), per路son路al路ized, per路son路al路iz路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.
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Also especially British, per路son路al路ise .

Origin of personalize

First recorded in 1720鈥30; personal + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM personalize

per路son路al路i路za路tion [pur-suh-nl-ahy-zey-shuhn], /藢p蓽r s蓹 nl藢a瑟藞ze瑟 蕛蓹n/, nounun路per路son路al路ized, adjectiveun路per路son路al路iz路ing, adjective
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How to use personalize in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for personalize

personalize

personalise

/ (藞p蓽藧s蓹n蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb (tr)
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

Derived forms of personalize

personalization or personalisation, noun
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