oneself

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one·self

 (wŭn-sĕlf′) also one's self (wŭn sĕlf′, wŭnz sĕlf′)
pron.
1. One's own self:
a. 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.
b. Used in an absolute construction: When in charge oneself, one may rearrange the committees as one pleases.
2. One's normal or healthy condition or state.

oneself

(wʌnˈsɛlf)
pron
1.
a. the reflexive form of one20, one21
b. (intensifier): one doesn't do that oneself.
2. (preceded by a copula) one's normal or usual self: one doesn't feel oneself after such an experience.

one•self

or one's self

(wʌnˈsɛlf, wʌnz-)

pron.
a person's self (used as a reflexive or emphatic form of one): One should be able to laugh at oneself.
Idioms:
1. be oneself,
a. to be in one's normal state of mind or physical condition.
b. to be unpretentious and sincere.
2. by oneself,
a. without a companion; alone.
b. through one's own efforts; unaided.
[1540–50]
Translations
ذاتُهُنَفْسُه: توكيدنَفْسَه: مَفْعول بِه
se
selvsigsig selv
itseitsensä
sebe, se
magaönmagasajátmaga
sjálfursjálfur, sig, sjálfan sig
自分自身
자기 자신
sig själv
ตนเอง
kendisikendisinekendikendine
chính mình

oneself

[wʌnˈself] PRON
1. (reflexive) → se
to wash oneselflavarse
2. (for emphasis) → uno/a mismo/a; (after prep) → mismo/a
it's quicker to do it oneselfes más rápido si lo hace uno mismo
3. (phrases)
to be oneself (= behave naturally) → conducirse con naturalidad
to be by oneselfestar solo or a solas
to do sth by oneselfhacer algo solo or por sí solo
it's nice to have the museum to oneselfes agradable tener el museo para uno mismo
to look out for oneselfmirar por sí
to say to oneselfdecir para sí, decirse a uno mismo
to see for oneselfver por sí mismo
to talk to oneselfhablar solo
to come to oneselfvolver en sí

oneself

[wʌnˈsɛlf] pron
(reflexive)se
to hurt oneself → se faire mal
(= without help from others) → soi-même
It's quicker to do it oneself → C'est plus rapide de le faire soi-même.
to cook for oneself → faire la cuisine soi-même
to think for oneself → se faire une idée par soi-même
to take responsibility for oneself → se prendre en charge
by oneself (= alone) → tout seulone-shot [ˈwʌnʃɒt] adj (US) = one-offone-sided [ˌwʌnˈsaɪdɪd] adj
[contest, game] → à sens unique
The match was a bit one-sided → Le match était un peu à sens unique.
[judgement, account] → partial(e)
[relationship] → à sens unique
[decision] → unilatéral(e)one-size [ˈwʌnsaɪz] adj [garment] → taille unique invone size fits all one-size-fits-all [ˌwʌnsaɪzfɪtzˈɔːl] adj (not catering for individual needs) [policy, approach] → taille unique inv
a one-size-fits-all approach → une approche taille uniqueone-stop shop [ˌwʌnstɒpˈʃɒp] nmagasin m tout en unone-time [ˈwʌntaɪm] adjancien(ne) before none-to-one [ˌwʌntəˈwʌn] adj
[conversation, meeting] → en tête-à-tête; [training, counselling] → individuel(le)
on a one-to-one basis → en tête à têteone to one one-to-one [ˌwʌntəˈwʌn] adven tête à têteone-track [ˌwʌnˈtræk] adj
to have a one-track mind → n'avoir qu'une idée en têteone-way [ˌwʌnˈweɪ] adj
[street, traffic] → à sens unique
[journey] → aller inv; [ticket] → aller inv; [fare] → aller inv; [friendship] → à sens unique one-way streetone-way street nrue f à sens unique
to be a one-way street [relationship, agreement] → être à sens unique
Trade between the two nations has been something of a one-way street → Les échanges commerciaux entre les deux nations ont été jusqu'à maintenant plus ou moins à sens unique.one-woman [ˌwʌnˈwʊmən] adj [business] → individuel(le) dirigé(e) par une femme one-woman performance, one-woman showone-woman performance none woman show mone-woman show n (= performance) → one woman show m

oneself

pron
(dir and indir, with prep) → sich; (= oneself personally)sich selbst or selber
(emph)(sich) selbst ? also myself

oneself

[wʌnˈsɛlf] pers pron (reflexive) → si; (after prep) → se stesso/a, sé; (emphatic) → da sé
to hurt oneself → farsi male
to be by oneself → stare da solo/a, stare per conto proprio
to do sth by oneself → fare qc da solo/a or da sé
to keep sth for oneself → tenere qc per sé
to see for oneself → vedere con i propri occhi
to say to oneself → dirsi
to talk to oneself → parlare da solo or tra sé e sé

one

(wan) noun
1. the number or figure 1. One and one is two (1 + 1 = 2).
2. the age of 1. Babies start to talk at one.
pronoun
1. a single person or thing. She's the one I like the best; I'll buy the red one.
2. anyone; any person. One can see the city from here.
adjective
1. 1 in number. one person; He took one book.
2. aged 1. The baby will be one tomorrow.
3. of the same opinion etc. We are one in our love of freedom.
one-
having one (of something). a one-legged man.
oneˈself pronoun
1. used as the object of a verb, the subject of which is one. One should wash oneself every morning.
2. used in emphasis. One always has to do these things oneself.
one-night ˈstand noun
(slang) a one-night sex partner; sexual intercourse with a one-night partner.
one-ˈoff noun, adjective
(something) made, intended etc for one occasion only. It's just a one-off arrangement.
one-parent ˈfamily noun
(also single parent family) a family with only a mother or a father to look after the children.
one-ˈsided adjective
1. with one person or side having a great advantage over the other. a one-sided contest.
2. representing only one aspect of a subject. a one-sided discussion.
one-ˈway adjective
1. in which traffic can move in one direction only. a one-way street.
2. (especially American) valid for travel in one direction only. a one-way ticket.
one-year-old noun
a person or animal that is one year old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is one year old.
all one
just the same. It's all one to me what she does.
be one up on (a person)
to have an advantage over (someone). We brought out a book on this before our rivals so we're one up on them.
not be oneself
to look or feel ill, anxious etc. I'd better go home – I'm not myself today.
one and all
all (of a group). This was agreed by one and all.
one another
used as the object of a verb when an action takes place between people etc. They hit one another.
one by one
(of a number of people, things etc) one after the other. He examined all the vases one by one.
one or two
a few. I don't want a lot of nuts – I'll just take one or two.

one of is followed by a plural noun or pronoun, but takes a singular verb: One of the girls works as a hairdresser ; One of them is ill .

oneself

ذاتُهُ se sig selv man εαυτός uno, uno mismo itse soi-même sebe, se se stesso 自分自身 자기 자신 zichzelf seg selv siebie a si mesmo, si mesmo сам sig själv ตนเอง kendisi chính mình 自己
References in classic literature ?
There are also some liberal arts which are not improper for freemen to apply to in a certain degree; but to endeavour to acquire a perfect skill in them is exposed to the faults I have just mentioned; for there is a great deal of difference in the reason for which any one does or learns anything: for it is not illiberal to engage in it for one's self, one's friend, or in the cause of virtue; while, at the same time, to do it for the sake of another may seem to be acting the part of a servant and a slave.
In all the rainy desert of autumnal London there were only two people whom the Newland Archers knew; and these two they had sedulously avoided, in conformity with the old New York tradition that it was not "dignified" to force one's self on the notice of one's acquaintances in foreign countries.
To apply one's self to others, is good; so it be with demonstration, that a man doth it upon regard, and not upon facility.
To guess, with that devil of a man, is to deceive one's self, and to deceive one's self is to ruin one's self.
It is not possible to know how far the influence of any amiable honest-hearted duty-doing man flies out into the world; but it is very possible to know how it has touched one's self in going by, and I know right well, that any good that intermixed itself with my apprenticeship came of plain contented Joe, and not of restlessly aspiring discontented me.
After wearying one's self with the acres of stuffy, sappy, expressionless babies that populate the canvases of the Old Masters of Italy, it is refreshing to stand before this peerless child and feel that thrill which tells you you are at last in the presence of the real thing.
It was like some dreadful dream one has of finding one's self in battle without the courage needed to carry one creditably through the action, or on the stage unprepared by study of the part which one is to appear in.
I know, indeed, that one's environment may be so affected by one's personality as to yield, long afterward, an image of one's self to the eyes of another.
To be good is to be in harmony with one's self," he replied, touching the thin stem of his glass with his pale, fine-pointed fingers.
One might bring one's self to announce aldermen and burgomasters, but a hosier was too much.
All the "rot" they contained about ventilation, and how to go to bed, and how to get up, and what to eat, and what to drink, and how much exercise to take, and what frame of mind to keep one's self in, and what sort of clothing to wear, was all gospel to her, and she never observed that her health-journals of the current month customarily upset everything they had recommended the month before.
To forget one's self, to surrender all personal feeling in the service of that fine art, is the only way for a seaman to the faithful discharge of his trust.