What does personal mean?

Definitions for personal
ˈpɜr sə nlper·son·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. personaladjective

    a short newspaper article about a particular person or group

  2. personaladjective

    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. personaladjective

    particular to a given individual

  4. personaladjective

    of or arising from personality

    "personal magnetism"

  5. personaladjective

    intimately concerning a person's body or physical being

    "personal hygiene"

  6. personaladjective

    indicating grammatical person

    "personal verb endings"

Wiktionary

  1. personalnoun

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

  2. personalnoun

    A movable; a chattel.

  3. personaladjective

    Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.

  4. personaladjective

    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. personaladjective

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

  6. personaladjective

    Done in person; without the intervention of another.

  7. personaladjective

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

  8. personaladjective

    Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Personaladjective

    pertaining to human beings as distinct from things

  2. Personaladjective

    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. Personaladjective

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

  4. Personaladjective

    done in person; without the intervention of another

  5. Personaladjective

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

  6. Personaladjective

    denoting person; as, a personal pronoun

  7. Personalnoun

    a movable; a chattel

  8. Etymology: [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.

Editors Contribution

  1. personal

    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  

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

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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

Examples of personal in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Moore:

    My personal advice to Trump ... when he's asked me about it, is get a deal that you've got now and pick up a much harder line with China after you get re-elected.

  2. Ron Wyden:

    Attorney General (William) Barr is demanding that companies like Facebook weaken their encryption to allow the Department of Justice to monitor users' conversations, congress and the American people must understand the serious national security risks associated with weakening the encryption that protects Americans' personal data, as well as government and corporate systems.

  3. Saul Williams:

    To me, that's what made them iconic — that they had touched on the pulse of something that, in turn, harmonized... the human sensibility and allowed us to empathize beyond our own personal experience.

  4. Noel Franus:

    I think a lot of survivors see this as their opportunity to define what breast cancer looks like on them, and that is the ultimate in personal empowerment we are shooting for here.

  5. Gretchen Whitmer:

    Well, I think women should be able to tell their stories. I think that it is important that these allegations are vetted, from the media to beyond. And I think that, you know, it is something that no one takes lightly, but it is also something that is, you know, personal. And so it's hard to give you greater insight than that, not knowing more about the situation.

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