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Definitions for individually
ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ u ə liin·di·vid·u·al·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. individually, separately, singly, severally, one by one, on an individual basisadverb

    apart from others

    "taken individually, the rooms were, in fact, square"; "the fine points are treated singly"


  1. individuallyadverb

    As individuals, separately, independently

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Individuallyadverb

    With separate or distinct existence; numerically.

    Etymology: from individual.

    How should that subsist solitarily by itself, which hath no substance, but individually the very same whereby others subsist with it. Richard Hooker.

    I dare not pronounce him omniscious, that being an attribute individually proper to the godhead, and incommunicable to any created substance. George Hakewill, on Providence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Individuallyadverb

    in an individual manner or relation; as individuals; separately; each by itself

  2. Individuallyadverb

    in an inseparable manner; inseparably; incommunicably; indivisibly; as, individuallyhe same

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'individually' in Adverbs Frequency: #410

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of individually in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of individually in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of individually in a Sentence

  1. Brad Todd:

    I talk to fellow colleagues about this. And it's sort of like you have this collective agreement- ‘Yeah, this is a problem. But hey, I’ve got to do this for my audience,' we know it's bad collectively but I do think there's too many of us acting individually and I think part of it is because the incentive structure rewards the individual and not the collective in this case.

  2. James Blanchard:

    I think they will express their concern, probably more individually than as a group, quietly.

  3. Dr Lukins:

    It’s our interpretation of the event that’s key, and that’s what generates the emotional consequences, because of this, the occurrence of such hangovers is individually determined.

  4. Koo Ja-ick:

    They never act individually. They always work and move in a group of two, even manager-level people do so. They never go to the bathroom by themselves - always in groups.

  5. Magnus Egerstedt:

    Georgia Tech’s not possible for a person to control a thousand or a million robots by individually programming each one where to go, instead, the operator controls an area that needs to be explored. Then the robots work together to determine the best ways to accomplish the job.

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