personalize

[pur-suh-nl-ahyz]
verb (used with object), personalized, personalizing.
1.
to have marked with one's initials, name, or monogram: to personalize stationery.
2.
to make personal, as by applying a general statement to oneself.
3.
to ascribe personal qualities to; personify.
4.
to design or tailor to meet an individual's specifications, needs, or preferences: a personalized search engine; personalized learning.
Also, especially British, personalise.


Origin:
1720–30; personal + -ize

personalization, noun
unpersonalized, adjective
unpersonalizing, adjective
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personalize or personalise (ˈpɜːsənəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to endow with personal or individual qualities or characteristics
2.  to mark (stationery, clothing, etc) with a person's initials, name, etc
3.  to take (a remark, etc) personally
4.  another word for personify
 
personalise or personalise
 
vb
 
personali'zation or personalise
 
n
 
personali'sation or personalise
 
n

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Example sentences
Every animal has a personalized diet, designed by a team of zoo nutritionists.
Wars that hinge on an unstable, highly personalized relationship seldom come to
  a satisfying end.
It also teaches, guides and motivates with our personalized sleep coaching
  program.
Instead of a single football game, the splintering of fifteen different games
  into personalized fantasy-league statistics.
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