Belonging to or affecting a particular person rather than anyone else
a highly personal style
a highly personal style
An invoice or bill to an individual, rather than a company, etc.
A visit or call made in person.
A rule violation involving illegal contact, as (in basketball) touching a player who is in the act of shooting
A god possessing the nature or attributes of a person; specifically (with capital initial) the Christian God.
= personal best.
A loan made to an individual for his or her private requirements by a finance company or bank.
The name by which an individual or (occasionally) a thing is identified or known; a first name.
A noun identifying a person.
An oath made or signed by a particular person.
The best time or score ever achieved by a sports player in a particular event
A paid or unpaid day of leave from work for reasons other than illness or holiday, taken at the employee’s discretion
Someone’s personal relationships, interests, and activities as distinct from their public or professional life
A small portable alarm, especially one which, when activated, alerts others that the user requires assistance.
An individual, or group of individuals, appointed to look after the financial affairs of, or act as a bank for, a particular person, specifically (in later use) an employee of a bank assigned to look after the account of a particular (especially valued) customer.
A client or customer who visits a business in person; a visitor.
A ledger containing personal accounts, chiefly those of debtors and creditors, as opposed to nominal accounts.
An action brought for compensation or damages for loss of a thing from the person responsible, rather than for recovery of the thing itself
A section of a newspaper devoted to personal advertisements
Another term for personal property.
Physical injury inflicted to a person’s body, as opposed to damage to property or reputation
The physical space immediately surrounding someone, into which encroachment can feel threatening or uncomfortable
A small portable audio player, used with lightweight headphones
An element or feature contributed by someone to make something less impersonal
A sum of money given to cover personal expenses, or for personal use.
The action or practice of using a personal computer.
A personal mental model of how the world or some aspect of it works, which is tested against experience and revised accordingly, and is part of a system of constructs which shape a person's expectations, emotional reactions, thinking, and behaviour.
A contract depending on the existence or particular skills of one of the parties involved.
By imprisonment of the debtor (as opposed to confiscation of property).
A degree of remoteness that is either desired or felt to exist by a person between himself or herself and another person; specifically (Sociology and Psychol.) = social distance.
Personal possessions or luggage as distinguished from merchandise, etc.
The correction required in scientific observations (originally in astronomy) to compensate for the habitual inaccuracy of an individual observer; (in extended use) the component of a situation which relates to or arises from an individual's personal qualities.
The action, habit, or practice of keeping oneself clean, especially as a means of maintaining good health.
Philosophical idealism which emphasizes the essential role of the conscious person in relation to the perception of external reality, or in relation to God.
An adherent of personal idealism.
Philosophy the condition or fact of being one person, or remaining the same person throughout the various phases of existence; continuity of the personality.
The freedom of an individual to act as he or she wishes.
A religious order designated a diocese with its own prelate.
Law the action or an act of serving process in person on a party or prospective party to legal proceedings.
A secretary or administrative assistant working exclusively for one particular person
A computer designed for use by one person at a time
A loose-leaf notebook with sections including a diary and pages for recording addresses and telephone numbers
A pension scheme that is independent of the contributor’s employer
Each of the pronouns in English (I, you, he, she, it, we, they, me, him, her, us, and them) comprising a set that shows contrasts of person, gender, number, and case
All of someone’s property except land and those interests in land that pass to their heirs
Commercial services such as catering and cleaning that supply the personal needs of customers