Definition of 'oneself'
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One must know oneself to be worse than one knows any one else to be. The Daisy Chain (1837)It must be quite something to find oneself alone in charge of a boat. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It carries hope and a preparation to offer oneself to do something. Working with Teenagers (1994)Isn't the opportunity to better oneself beneficial for students? Times, Sunday Times (2010)We want to restore dignity by restoring the ability to care for oneself and one 's family. Christianity Today (2000)One 's attitude toward oneself is the single most important factor in healing or staying well. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)It means the ability to direct oneself and one 's work. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Then, one 's neighbour as oneself. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)It makes one feel insecure and uncertain, and it can be hard to live with uncertainties about oneself and one 's abilities. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)
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Translations for 'oneself'
British English: oneself /wʌnˈself/ PRONOUN
Speakers or writers use oneself to say things about themselves and about other people.
To work, one must have time to oneself.
- American English: oneself
- Arabic: ذاتُهُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: a si mesmo
- Chinese: 自己
- Croatian: sebe, se
- Czech: se
- Danish: sig selv
- Dutch: zichzelf
- European Spanish: uno mismo
- Finnish: itse
- French: soi-même
- German: man
- Greek: εαυτός
- Italian: se stesso
- Japanese: 自分自身
- Korean: 자기 자신
- Norwegian: seg selv
- Polish: siebie
- European Portuguese: si mesmo
- Romanian: sine
- Russian: сам
- Spanish: uno
- Swedish: sig själv
- Thai: ตนเอง
- Turkish: kendisi
- Ukrainian: себе
- Vietnamese: chính mình
Definition of oneself from the Collins English Dictionary
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