[in-duh-vij-oo-uh-lahyz] /ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ u əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), individualized, individualizing.
to make or distinctive; give an or distinctive character to.
to mention, indicate, or consider ; specify; particularize.
to make or mark as individual or distinctive in character
to consider or treat individually; particularize
to make or modify so as to meet the special requirements of a person
1650s, “to point out individually;” see individual + -ize. From 1837 as “to make individual.” Related: Individualized; individualizing.
noun 1. the liberty of an individual to exercise freely those rights generally accepted as being outside of governmental control.
[in-duh-vij-oo-uh-lee] /ˌɪn dəˈvɪdʒ u ə li/ adverb 1. one at a time; separately: The delegates were introduced individually. 2. personally: Each of us is individually responsible. 3. in an or personally unique manner: Her interpretation was individually conceived. adv. 1590s, “indivisibly,” from individual + -ly (2). Meaning “as individuals” is from 1640s.
noun, Swimming. 1. a race in which the total distance is either divided into three equal portions, in which each swimmer uses the backstroke for the first portion, the breaststroke for the second portion, and the freestyle for the third, or the total distance is divided into four equal portions, in which each swimmer uses […]
- Individual psychology
individual psychology in·di·vid·u·al psychology (ĭn’də-vĭj’ōō-əl) n. A theory of human behavior emphasizing the drive to overcome feelings of inferiority by compensation and the need to achieve personal goals that have value for society.