What is the meaning of personal?


  • A short newspaper article about a particular person or group.


  • Concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality.
    • usage: "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"
  • Particular to a given individual.
  • Of or arising from personality.
    • usage: "personal magnetism"
  • Intimately concerning a person's body or physical being.
    • usage: "personal hygiene"
  • Indicating grammatical person.
    • usage: "personal verb endings"
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APAWordNet. (2010). personal. Retrieved March 21, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/personal/definitions/1180640
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "personal" http://smartdefine.org/personal/definitions/1180640 (accessed March 21, 2018).
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MLAWordNet. "personal" 23 October 2010. Web. 21 March 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/personal/definitions/1180640>
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