Definitions for Personal
ˈpɜr sə nlper·son·al
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Personal.
a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
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"
particular to a given individual
of or arising from personality
intimately concerning a person's body or physical being
indicating grammatical person
"personal verb endings"
A advertisement by which individuals attempt to meet others with similar interests.
A movable; a chattel.
Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.
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
Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal; as, personal charms.
Done in person; without the intervention of another.
Relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks.
Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun.
Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: personel, Fr. personalis, Lat.
Every man so termed by way of personal difference only. Richard Hooker, b. v. s. 13.
For my part,
I know no personal cause to spurn at him;
But for the general. William Shakespeare, Julius Cæsar.
It could not mean, that Cain as elder had a natural dominion over Abel, for the words are conditional; if thou doest well, and so personal to Cain. John Locke.
Publick reproofs of sin are general, though by this they lose a great deal of their effect; but in private conversations the application may be more personal, and the proofs when so directed come home. John Rogers.
The fav’rites that the absent king
In deputation left,
When he was personal in the Irish war. William Shakespeare.
This heroick constancy determined him to desire in marriage a princess, whose personal charms were now become the least part of her character. Addison.
This sin of kind not personal
But real and hereditary was. Davies.
Personal is a song by British pop rock band The Vamps featuring vocals from Maggie Lindemann. The song was released as a digital download on 13 October 2017 through Universal Music Group. It serves as the first single from their third studio album Night & Day, being included on the second part of it, called Day Edition.
Personal can be defined as relating to an individual's private life, experiences, or preferences. It is subjective and unique to each person, encompassing their feelings, thoughts, and characteristics that distinguish them as an individual. Personal aspects can include one's beliefs, values, relationships, and personal goals and aspirations.
pertaining to human beings as distinct from things
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
pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal; as, personal charms
done in person; without the intervention of another
relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks
denoting person; as, a personal pronoun
a movable; a chattel
Etymology: [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.]
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.
Relating or specific to a person or human being.
The personal assistant was so efficient, helpful and organized.
Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Personal' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #523
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Personal' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1136
Rank popularity for the word 'Personal' in Adjectives Frequency: #61
The numerical value of Personal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Personal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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.
He does have a personal email account that he uses to correspond primarily with friends and family. Any email related to work received on this personal account, such as an invitation to speak at an event or an administrative issue, is copied or forwarded to his official account so it can be preserved as a federal record as appropriate, secretary Carter does not use his personal email or official email for classified material.
Why should personal integrity deserve less protection than personal creativity? We do not wish to receive financial contributions from private individuals or corporations. Our Association will answer only to its values.
This study shows again that young children are curious and will eat or drink almost anything, including Emily MacNeill cosmetics and personal care products, the Personal Care Products Council( Jay Ansell) and our members agree that it's important to keep all the products in our homes like medicines, vitamins, cleaners and cosmetics and personal care products stored and out of reach of young children.
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.
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- corporal, personalCatalan, Valencian
- henkilökohtaisuus, persoona, irtain, ruumiillinen, ilmoitus, irtaimisto, inhimillinen, omakohtainen, fyysinen, henkilökohtainenFinnish
- personnel, personnelleFrench
- pearsantaScottish Gaelic
- ā-tinana, whaiaroMāori
- personalny, osobistyPolish
- персональный, личныйRussian
- özel, zatî, kişisel, şahsiTurkish
- cá nhânVietnamese
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