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. 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.

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  2. personalnoun

    A movable; a chattel.

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  3. personaladjective

    Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  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

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  5. personaladjective

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

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  6. personaladjective

    Done in person; without the intervention of another.

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

  7. personaladjective

    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. personaladjective

    Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun.

    Etymology: From personel (modern: personnel).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Personaladjective

    pertaining to human beings as distinct from things

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

  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

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

  3. Personaladjective

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

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

  4. Personaladjective

    done in person; without the intervention of another

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

  5. Personaladjective

    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. Personaladjective

    denoting person; as, a personal pronoun

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

  7. Personalnoun

    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

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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. Chris Ashley:

    But we have been disgusted with Donny Youngblood’s leadership for more than a decade, our personal feeling is that [Youngblood] doesn’t care about our families, and it has taken a toll on all of us...We’re exhausted. We can’t take it anymore.

  2. Patrick Rodenbush:

    The court's order to turn over immigration records would undermine trust in the Department of Homeland Security’s ability to maintain the confidentiality of personal information, which is essential to its mission.

  3. Mark Zuckerberg:

    I've been struggling with how to respond to the President's tweets and posts all day. Personally, I have a visceral negative reaction to this kind of divisive and inflammatory rhetoric, but I'm responsible for reacting not just in my personal capacity but as the leader of an institution committed to free expression.

  4. Jared Polis:

    I want to thank... my personal support network -- first and foremost, of course, my amazing partner, and the first' first man' in the history of Colorado, Marlon Reis.

  5. Bill Nelson:

    I and several of my Senate Intelligence colleagues are trying to make sure Florida officials are aware of the ongoing Russian threat so they take the steps necessary to safeguard our elections, senate Intelligence's unfortunate that some Florida officials would try to use this issue for personal, political gain.

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