Associations to the word «Personal»


PERSONAL, adjective. Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.
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
PERSONAL, adjective. Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal.
PERSONAL, adjective. Done in person; without the intervention of another.
PERSONAL, adjective. Relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks.
PERSONAL, adjective. (grammar) Denoting a person.
PERSONAL, noun. An advertisement by which individuals attempt to meet others with similar interests.
PERSONAL, noun. A movable; a chattel.
PERSONAL AREA NETWORK, noun. A wireless communications network, intended for devices within a small room or cubicle.
PERSONAL ASSISTANT, noun. Someone whose job is to assist and organize someone else's day-to-day business or personal tasks.
PERSONAL ASSISTANTS, noun. Plural of personal assistant
PERSONAL ATTACK, noun. Making of an abusive remark on or relating to one's person instead of providing evidence when examining another person's claims or comments.
PERSONAL ATTACKS, noun. Plural of personal attack
PERSONAL BEST, noun. A person's best performance at a task to date.
PERSONAL BESTS, noun. Plural of personal best
PERSONAL CAPITAL, noun. (finance) Financial resources or other wealth belonging to a particular person, especially when used for investment purposes.
PERSONAL CAPITAL, noun. (idiomatic) Good reputation, credibility, or influence.
PERSONAL COMPUTER, noun. A small computer, built around a microprocessor, for use by one person at a time (a PC).
PERSONAL COMPUTERS, noun. Plural of personal computer
PERSONAL CONDUCT, noun. A set of precepts that one individual tries to observe in daily life. For example, precepts of preserving human life, speaking truthfully, or being nice to people.
PERSONAL CONDUCT, noun. The way a person behaves.
PERSONAL DAY, noun. A day one is permitted to not attend work in order to attend to personal matters.
PERSONAL DAYS, noun. Plural of personal day
PERSONAL DEFENCE WEAPON, noun. Alternative form of personal defense weapon
PERSONAL DEFENCE WEAPONS, noun. Plural of personal defence weapon
PERSONAL DEFENSE WEAPON, noun. A compact fully-automatic or semi-automatic firearm similar to a submachine gun but firing a rifle round
PERSONAL DEFENSE WEAPONS, noun. Plural of personal defense weapon
PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANT, noun. A hand-held electronic organizer or computer (abbr. PDA).
PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANTS, noun. Plural of personal digital assistant
PERSONAL EFFECT, noun. (usually plural) An item of personal property that one carries on one's person, including identification, jewelry, and clothing.
PERSONAL EFFECTS, noun. Plural of personal effect
PERSONAL EFFECTS, noun. Items of personal property that one carries on one's person, including identification, jewelry, and clothing.
PERSONAL FIDUCIARY, noun. A person or firm serving as a trustee or trust protector, executor or personal representative, or discretionary or non-discretionary investment agent managing or impacting the management of assets for or on behalf of individuals and families, and the trusts, estates, private foundations and other entities they establish or control.
PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE, noun. A life vest or other device or article of clothing designed to be used by one person as an aid to remaining safely afloat in water, especially in a emergency situation.
PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICES, noun. Plural of personal flotation device
PERSONAL FOUL, noun. (sports) a breach of the rules in certain sports, particularly involving dangerous play.
PERSONAL GOD, noun. A deity who can be related to or thought of as a person, through an anthropomorphized persona, rather than an impersonal, and faceless, force of nature—an example of a personal god is the Abrahamic God of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and a god with whom one cannot have a personal relationship.
PERSONAL GODS, noun. Plural of personal god
PERSONAL HYGIENE, noun. The hygienic measures concerning a person's bodily condition, notably (external) cleanness.
PERSONAL HYGIENES, noun. Plural of personal hygiene
PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER, noun. A number used to confirm identity when using an ATM, or more recently when making payment using a credit card or debit card.
PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS, noun. Plural of personal identification number
PERSONAL INJURIES, noun. Plural of personal injury
PERSONAL INJURY, noun. (legal) An injury to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property.
PERSONAL JURISDICTION, noun. (legal) in the law of civil procedure, the ability of a court to hear a case brought against a party stemming from that party's presence, activities, or contacts within a specified set of geographical boundaries, usually the borders of a county, state, or nation.
PERSONAL JURISDICTIONS, noun. Plural of personal jurisdiction
PERSONAL LIFE, noun. The part of an individual's life regarded as private and separate from his or her persona; private life.
PERSONAL LOCATOR BEACON, noun. (communication) an emergency location radio beacon
PERSONAL LOCATOR BEACONS, noun. Plural of personal locator beacon
PERSONAL LUBRICANT, noun. Any lubricant used during human sexual activity to reduce friction between body parts, or between body parts and other objects.
PERSONAL LUBRICANTS, noun. Plural of personal lubricant
PERSONAL NAME, noun. A proper name identifying an individual person, especially the full name.
PERSONAL NAMES, noun. Plural of personal name
PERSONAL ONLINE DESKTOP, noun. A desktop environment that is accessible from the Internet
PERSONAL ONLINE DESKTOPS, noun. Plural of personal online desktop
PERSONAL ORGANIZER, noun. A small portable book, containing eg. a diary, address book, notepad etc.
PERSONAL ORGANIZER, noun. A portable electronic device performing similar functions.
PERSONAL PRONOUN, noun. A pronoun which, in English, refers to one or a combination of the following:
PERSONAL PRONOUN, noun. Any pronoun, with an antecedent, standing in as the subject or object of a verb.
PERSONAL PROPERTIES, noun. Plural of personal property
PERSONAL PROPERTY, noun. (legal) Any property that is movable, that is, not real estate.
PERSONAL RECORD, noun. A person's best performance at a task to date.
PERSONAL RECORDS, noun. Plural of personal record
PERSONAL SOCIAL HEALTH EDUCATION, noun. (British) A school subject in which students are taught important facts of life not covered in other subjects, such as sexual relationships, drugs and so on.
PERSONAL SPACE, noun. The physical space closely surrounding a person, which can lead to discomfort, anger or anxiety if encroached on.
PERSONAL SPACE, noun. An area which can be regarded as belonging to a person privately, in which to place belongings etc.
PERSONAL SPACES, noun. Plural of personal space
PERSONAL STEREO, noun. A portable audio cassette player.
PERSONAL TRAINER, noun. Someone employed to help another with their fitness, especially by means of a personalised diet program and exercise regime.
PERSONAL TRAINERS, noun. Plural of personal trainer
PERSONAL TRAINING, noun. The field of work that involves providing one on one or small group strength training and weightloss services through athletic environments such as a gym
PERSONAL TRAININGS, noun. Plural of personal training
PERSONAL UNION, noun. A union (not merger) between two (or more) states through the person of a shared monarch, who is head of state of each, under separate constitutions, although dyastic policy aims to continue this union after each succession to the thrones.
PERSONAL UNIONS, noun. Plural of personal union
PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER, noun. (television) A device that can record broadcast television programmes, or the images from a video camera, for subsequent playback through a television set
PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDERS, noun. Plural of personal video recorder
PERSONAL WATER CRAFT, noun. A small recreational watercraft that the rider sits or stands on, usually propelled by a pump jet.
PERSONAL WATER CRAFTS, noun. Plural of personal water craft

Dictionary definition

PERSONAL, noun. A short newspaper article about a particular person or group.
PERSONAL, adjective. 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".
PERSONAL, adjective. Particular to a given individual.
PERSONAL, adjective. Of or arising from personality; "personal magnetism".
PERSONAL, adjective. Intimately concerning a person's body or physical being; "personal hygiene".
PERSONAL, adjective. Indicating grammatical person; "personal verb endings".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal