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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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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    La libertad nos permite aceptarnos a nosotros mismos y ser lo que somos en realidad. muchas veces, la gente del comercio en su realidad para un papel que no están destinados a ser. Voluntariamente el comercio de su originalidad y la libertad, y ponen una máscara para actuar, para complacer a los demás. tan artificial, la vida hueca y superficial, no importa lo atractivo que pueda parecer, puede convertirse en una cadena y carga. ser libre. Ser original. Y usted será feliz. La revilution por la libertad siempre comienza internamente, a nivel personal primero. Nunca el comercio de su libertad.

  2. Dan Gainor:

    Since The Daily Beast says it values ‘an inclusive culture, committed to the public good,’ I assume this is the last time Ira Madison III will be writing for them, it goes to a larger point. Liberals get away with personal attacks that would ruin the careers of people on the right. This is demented, but watch how little attention it gets from the national press.

  3. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman:

    What's the point of Congress when you have a personal relationship with the President anyway.

  4. Angie Westbrock:

    When you wear a mask, you're demonstrating to someone that you care about them, the personal certification is helping give both riders and drivers that extra piece of mind during this time.

  5. Patricia Bullrich:

    If it hadnt been resolved, it would mean a profound political crisis because there is a member of the lower house of Congress fighting for his life after suffering an attack from a mafia clan that didnt hesitate to kill a person for personal issues.

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