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Meaning of INDIVIDUATE

Pronunciation:  `indu'vijoo`eyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  give individual shape or form to; "Language that individuates his memories"
  2. [v]  give individual character to
 

INDIVIDUATE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: characterise, characterize, form, shape

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In`di*vid"u*ate\, a. [See {Individual}.]
    Undivided. [Obs.]
    
    
  2. \In`di*vid"u*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Individua}ted (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Individuating}.]
    To distinguish from others from others of the species; to
    endow with individuality; to divide into individuals; to
    discriminate.
    
          The soul, as the prime individuating principle, and the
          said reserved portion of matter as an essential and
          radical part of the individuation, shall . . . make up
          and restore the same individual person.  --South.
    
          Life is individuated into infinite numbers, that have
          their distinct sense and pleasure.       --Dr. H. More.
    
    
 

 

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