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Definitions of individual

  1. separate and distinct from others of the same kind; "mark the individual pages"; "on a case-by-case basis" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing; "an individual serving"; "separate rooms"; "single occupancy"; "a single bed" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a single organism Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. being or characteristic of a single thing or person; "individual drops of rain"; "please mark the individual pages"; "they went their individual ways" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. concerning one person exclusively; "we all have individual cars"; "each room has a private bath" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a human being; "there was too much for one person to do" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. Not divided, or not to be divided; existing as one entity, or distinct being or object; single; one; as, an individual man, animal, or city. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Of or pertaining to one only; peculiar to, or characteristic of, a single person or thing; distinctive; as, individual traits of character; individual exertions; individual peculiarities. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A single person, animal, or thing of any kind; a thing or being incapable of separation or division, without losing its identity; especially, a human being; a person. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. An independent, or partially independent, zooid of a compound animal. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The product of a single egg, whether it remains a single animal or becomes compound by budding or fission. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Existing as a single and distinct thing or personality; pertaining to, or characteristic of, a single person or thing; of a peculiar or striking character; as, an individual style of speaking. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. A single person, animal, or thing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Individually. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Not divided: subsisting as one: pertaining to one only. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. A single person, animal, plant, or thing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. Not divided; single; pertaining to one. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. Pertaining to one thing; single. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Subsisting as a distinct, indivisible being; single; one; pertaining to one only. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. A single person; a single animal or thing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. A single person; a single animal, plant, or thing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. Single. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. A single example or unit, as individual variations of colour. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  24. A person or zooid of distinctive function of a hydrozoan colony. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  25. [Latin] Pert. a single example or unit, as individual variations of colour. n. A person or zooid of distinctive function of a hydrozoan colony. na
  26. in-di-vid'[=u]-al, adj. not divisible without loss of identity: subsisting as one: pertaining to one only, of a group where each constituent is different from the others: (Milt.) inseparable.--n. a single person, animal, plant, or thing.--n. INDIVIDUALIS[=A]'TION.--v.t. INDIVID'UAL[=I]SE, to stamp with individual character: to particularise.--ns. INDIVID'UALISM, individual character: independent action as opposed to co-operation: that theory which opposes interference of the State in the affairs of individuals, opposed to Socialism or Collectivism: (logic) the doctrine that individual things alone are real: the doctrine that nothing exists but the individual self; INDIVID'UALIST.--adj. INDIVIDUALIST'IC.--n. INDIVIDUAL'ITY, separate and distinct existence: oneness: distinctive character.--adv. INDIVID'UALLY.--v.t. INDIVID'U[=A]TE, to individualise: to make single.--n. INDIVIDU[=A]'TION, the question as to what it is that distinguishes one organised or living being, or one thinking being, from all others. [L. individuus--in, not, dividuus, divisible--divid[)e]re, to divide.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  27. Single; particular, special, opp. to general; having distinct character; characteristic of particular person; single member of class; single human being, opp. to society, family, &c.; (vulg.) person, as an i. of somewhat prepossessing appearance. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  28. n. A single person , animal, or thing of any kind ; especially, a human being ; a person. Cabinet Dictionary
  29. Separate from others of the same species, single, numerically one ; undivided, not to be parted or disjoined. Complete Dictionary
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