Meaning of oneself

one•self

Pronunciation: (wun-self', wunz-), [key]
— pron.
  1. a person's self (used for emphasis or reflexively): One often hurts oneself accidentally.
  2. One makes more friends by being oneself than by putting on airs.
    1. to be in one's normal state of mind or physical condition.
    2. to be unaffected and sincere:One makes more friends by being oneself than by putting on airs.
  3. to become a millionaire by oneself.
    1. without a companion; alone.
    2. through one's own efforts; unaided:to become a millionaire by oneself.
    1. Also,come to.to regain consciousness.
    2. to regain one's self-possession; come to one's senses. Also,one's&prim; self&prim;.
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