Oneself meaning

wŭn sĕlf', wŭnz sĕlf'
One's normal or healthy condition or state.
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A person's self - a general form of himself, herself or yourself.

Teaching oneself to swim can be dangerous.

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One's own self:
  • Used reflexively as the direct or indirect object of a verb or the object of a preposition.
    One can congratulate oneself on one's victories.
  • Used in an absolute construction.
    When in charge oneself, one may rearrange the committees as one pleases.
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A person's own self.
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The person, previously mentioned.

One can teach oneself to do this.

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be oneself
  • To function physically and mentally as one normally does.
  • To be natural or sincere.
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by oneself
  • Alone; unaccompanied; withdrawn.
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come to oneself
  • To recover one's senses.
  • To recover one's capacity for sound judgment.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of oneself

  • A contracted form of one's self
    From Wiktionary