personally meaning


    Definition of personally in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore personallySUPmost personallyPREPerso-SUF-ly
    1. In a personal manner.
      1. In person.
        1. Nothing was too small to receive attention, if a supervising eye could suggest improvements likely to conduce to the common welfare. Mr. Gordon Burnage, for instance, personally visited dust-bins and back premises, accompanied by a sort of village bailiff, going his round like a commanding officer doing billets.
      2. Concerning oneself.
        1. Personally, I think that … ‎
      3. As a person.
        1. I like you personally, but as a colleague you are useless. ‎
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Don’t take it personally when he shouts like that. He’s just blowing off steam.
        • A somewhat popular myth about the Whiskey Rebellion is that Washington personally led the troops into western Pennsylvania and squashed the rebellion.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The mayor of the little town rolled out the red carpet for new businesses by calling on them personally.
        • I think he was just kidding around when he said that, so don't take it personally.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ly

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en personall
        2. en personalty
        3. en personably
        4. en personality
        5. en personable
        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of personally for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "personally" is an adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
        Difficultness: Level 2
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 4
        Definite    ➨     Versatile