Synonyms for individual

Synonyms for (noun) individual

Synonyms: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Similar words: organism, being

Definition: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently


Similar words: causal agency, causal agent, cause

Definition: any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results


Synonyms: individual

Definition: a single organism

Similar words: organism, being

Definition: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

Synonyms for (adjective) individual

Synonyms: individual, single

Definition: being or characteristic of a single thing or person

Usage: individual drops of rain; please mark the individual pages; they went their individual ways

Similar words: idiosyncratic

Definition: peculiar to the individual

Usage: we all have our own idiosyncratic gestures; Michelangelo's highly idiosyncratic style of painting


Similar words: individualist, individualistic

Definition: marked by or expressing individuality

Usage: an individualistic way of dressing


Similar words: man-to-man, one-on-one

Definition: being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player

Usage: one-on-one defense


Similar words: various, several, respective

Definition: considered individually

Usage: the respective club members; specialists in their several fields; the various reports all agreed


Similar words: singular

Definition: being a single and separate person or thing

Usage: can the singular person be understood apart from his culture?; every fact in the world might be singular...unlike any other fact and sole of its kind-William James


Synonyms: individual, case-by-case, item-by-item

Definition: separate and distinct from others of the same kind

Usage: mark the individual pages; on a case-by-case basis

Similar words: independent

Definition: free from external control and constraint

Usage: an independent mind; a series of independent judgments; fiercely independent individualism


Synonyms: individual, private

Definition: concerning one person exclusively

Usage: we all have individual cars; each room has a private bath

Similar words: personal

Definition: concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality

Usage: a personal favor; for your personal use; personal papers; I have something personal to tell you; a personal God; he has his personal bank account and she has hers


Synonyms: single, individual

Definition: characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing

Usage: an individual serving; single occupancy; a single bed

Similar words: unshared

Definition: not shared