individuate

[in-duh-vij-oo-eyt]
verb (used with object), individuated, individuating.
1.
to form into an individual or distinct entity.
2.
to give an individual or distinctive character to; individualize.
verb (used without object), individuated, individuating.
3.
to make distinctions: to individuate among one's students.
4.
to become individualized or distinctive: With maturity, the artist individuated.

Origin:
1605–15; < Medieval Latin indīviduātus past participle of indīviduāre to make individual. See individual, -ate1

individuator, noun
unindividuated, adjective
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individuate (ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊˌeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to give individuality or an individual form to
2.  to distinguish from others of the same species or group; individualize
 
indi'viduator
 
n

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But in advanced piano, the fingers individuate in far more complex ways.
Vegetarianism is popular among some adolescents as they experiment or rebel and individuate.
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