HyperDic: personal

English > 6 senses of the word personal:
ADJECTIVEallpersonalconcerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
allpersonalparticular to a given individual
pertpersonalof or arising from personality
allpersonalintimately concerning a person's body or physical being
pertpersonalindicating grammatical person
NOUNcommunicationpersonala short / short newspaper article about a particular person or group
personal > pronunciation
Soundsper'sihnihl
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > personal: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningConcerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality.
Examples
  • "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"
Narrowerad hominemappealing to personal considerations (rather than to fact or reason)
face-to-faceIn each other's presence
in-person, in the fleshAn appearance carried out personally in someone else's physical presence
individual, privateConcerning one person exclusively
individualized, individualised, personalized, personalisedmade for or directed or adjusted to a particular individual
own, ainbelonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself)
person-to-personInvolving direct communication or contact between persons or parties
personalizedpointedly referring to or concerning a person's individual personality or intimate affairs especially offensively
private, intimateConcerning things deeply private and personal
See alsoprivateConfined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
Oppositeimpersonalnot relating to or responsive to individual persons
Spanishindividual, particular, personal
Catalanindividual, particular, personal
Adverbspersonallyin a personal way
personallyin the flesh
English > personal: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningParticular to a given individual.
Broadersubjectivetaking place within the mind and modified by individual bias
Spanishpersonal
Catalanpersonal
English > personal: 6 senses > adjective 3, pert
MeaningOf or arising from personality.
Example"personal magnetism"
Spanishpersonal
Catalanpersonal
Nounspersonalitythe complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
Adverbspersonallyas a person
English > personal: 6 senses > adjective 4
Meaningintimately concerning a person's body or physical being.
Example"personal hygiene"
BroaderphysicalInvolving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
Spanishpersonal
Catalanpersonal
English > personal: 6 senses > adjective 5, pert
MeaningIndicating grammatical person.
Example"personal verb endings"
Spanishpersonal
Catalanpersonal
Nounspersona grammatical category used in the classification of pronouns, possessive determiners, and verb forms according to whether they indicate the speaker, the addressee, or a third party
English > personal: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA short / short newspaper article about a particular person or group.
Broadernews article, news story, newspaper articleAn article reporting news
Catalanpersonal

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