What does personal mean?

Definitions for personalˈpɜr sə nl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word personal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. personal(adj)

    a short newspaper article about a particular person or group

  2. personal(adj)

    concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality

    "a personal favor"; "for your personal use"; "personal papers"; "I have something personal to tell you"; "a personal God"; "he has his personal bank account and she has hers"

  3. personal(adj)

    particular to a given individual

  4. personal(adj)

    of or arising from personality

    "personal magnetism"

  5. personal(adj)

    intimately concerning a person's body or physical being

    "personal hygiene"

  6. personal(adj)

    indicating grammatical person

    "personal verb endings"

Wiktionary

  1. personal(Noun)

    A advertisement by which individuals attempt to meet others with similar interests.

  2. personal(Noun)

    A movable; a chattel.

  3. personal(Adjective)

    Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.

  4. personal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or general

  5. personal(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal; as, personal charms.

  6. personal(Adjective)

    Done in person; without the intervention of another.

  7. personal(Adjective)

    Relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks.

  8. personal(Adjective)

    Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun.

  9. Origin: From personel (modern: personnel).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Personal(adj)

    pertaining to human beings as distinct from things

  2. Personal(adj)

    of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or general; as, personal comfort; personal desire

  3. Personal(adj)

    pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal; as, personal charms

  4. Personal(adj)

    done in person; without the intervention of another

  5. Personal(adj)

    relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks

  6. Personal(adj)

    denoting person; as, a personal pronoun

  7. Personal(noun)

    a movable; a chattel

  8. Origin: [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.]

CrunchBase

  1. Personal

    Personal (www.personal.com) gives individuals a web and mobile platform and vault for securely storing, sharing and reusing their important data, notes and files at home and work, connecting them with trusted people, organizations and apps in their lives. Built on a privacy- and security-by-design platform, Personal helps individuals to properly leverage their data so they can realize the most value from it – all with the peace of mind that the data in their vault remains legally theirs, they always know who can access it, and it can’t be shared without their permission. The company's product and innovative approach to data ownership have been covered in national and international media outlets, including The New York Times, CNN, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, TechCrunch, Mashable, GigaOm, Fast Company and others. Personal is headquartered in Washington, DC.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'personal' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #523

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'personal' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1136

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'personal' in Adjectives Frequency: #61

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of personal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of personal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andy Warhol:

    Love and sex can go together and sex and unlove can go together and love and unsex can go together. But personal love and personal sex is bad.

  2. Elizabeth Spayd:

    I don't think that there's going to be enough credibility that gets attached to that kind of an investigation when the people doing it … that have personal connections, personal relationships with Brian Williams.

  3. Lance Reynolds:

    It was something personal for us that was kind of life-changing for me. I know how lucky I was to survive it, it felt like a personal experience that someone else wanted to participate in and didn't deserve to participate in.

  4. Lance Reynolds:

    It was something personal for us that was kind of life-changing for me. I know how lucky I was to survive it, it felt like a personal experience that someone else wanted to participate in and did n’t deserve to participate in.

  5. Ayn Rand:

    Love is an expression and assertion of self-esteem, a response to one's own values in the person of another. One gains a profoundly personal, selfish joy from the mere existence of the person one loves. It is one's own personal, selfish happiness that one seeks, earns, and derives from love.

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