What does personal mean?

Definitions for personal
ˈpɜr sə nlper·son·al

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.

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  2. personal(Noun)

    A movable; a chattel.

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  3. personal(Adjective)

    Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  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

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  5. personal(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  6. personal(Adjective)

    Done in person; without the intervention of another.

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  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.

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  8. personal(Adjective)

    Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun.

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Personal(adj)

    pertaining to human beings as distinct from things

    Etymology: [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.]

  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

    Etymology: [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.]

  3. Personal(adj)

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

    Etymology: [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.]

  4. Personal(adj)

    done in person; without the intervention of another

    Etymology: [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.]

  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

    Etymology: [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.]

  6. Personal(adj)

    denoting person; as, a personal pronoun

    Etymology: [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.]

  7. Personal(noun)

    a movable; a chattel

    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

How to pronounce personal?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say personal in sign language?

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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. Joseph Brodsky:

    Every writing career starts as a personal quest for sainthood, for self-betterment. Sooner or later, and as a rule quite soon, a man discovers that his pen accomplishes a lot more than his soul.

  2. Scott Baio:

    To reiterate : her false charges were conceived in advance for personal gain.

  3. Bastian Betthäuser:

    In west Germany, people always look back at East Germany in a very negative sense, but it's important to remember, I think, that there were certain things... that kind of worked there, for example more equality in access to education, now, did that come as a great political and personal cost of liberty ? Yes, for sure. But I think it's important to have a differentiated view on this.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    ...One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    Hillary Clinton talked about a' vast right wing conspiracy.' Hillary Clinton even went to Capitol Hill and told the Democratic caucus that Hillary Clinton was upset about what Hillary Clinton husband had done in his personal life, but that they needed to get behind him so that he could accomplish Democratic policies.

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