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ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ uˌeɪtin·di·vid·u·ate
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give individual character to
give individual shape or form to
"Language that individuates his memories"
To make, or cause to appear, individual.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To distinguish from others of the same species; to make single.
Etymology: from individuus, Latin.
Life is individuated into infinite numbers, that have their distinct sense and pleasure. Henry More, against Atheism.
No man is capable of translating poetry, who, besides a genius to that art, is not a master both of his author's language and of his own; nor must we understand the language only of the poet, but his particular turn of thoughts and expression, which are the characters that distinguish and individuate him from all other writers. Dryden.
The principle of individuation, or principium individuationis, describes the manner in which a thing is identified as distinct from other things.The concept appears in numerous fields and is encountered in works of Leibniz, Carl Gustav Jung, Gunther Anders, Gilbert Simondon, Bernard Stiegler, Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Schopenhauer, David Bohm, Henri Bergson, Gilles Deleuze, and Manuel De Landa.
to distinguish from others from others of the species; to endow with individuality; to divide into individuals; to discriminate
Etymology: [See Individual.]
The numerical value of individuate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of individuate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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