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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 ?
One conceals oneself standing silently beside the trunk of a tree and what there is of a reflective tendency in his na- ture is intensified.
Second: To the native Indian of Peru, the continual sight of the snow-howdahed Andes conveys naught of dread, except, perhaps, in the mere fancying of the eternal frosted desolateness reigning at such vast altitudes, and the natural conceit of what a fearfulness it would be to lose oneself in such inhuman solitudes.
Sometimes one is guided by what they say of themselves, and very frequently by what other people say of them, without giving oneself time to deliberate and judge.
And one knows it sometimes when one stands by oneself in a wood at sunset and the mysterious deep gold stillness slanting through and under the branches seems to be saying slowly again and again something one cannot quite hear, however much one tries.
I wanted a genial partner for domestic business, and Agatha struck me quite suddenly as being the nearest approach to what I desired that I was likely to find in the marriage market, where it is extremely hard to suit oneself, and where the likeliest bargains are apt to be snapped up by others if one hesitates too long in the hope of finding something better.
The only thing he considers of any importance is whether one believes it oneself.
I don't think they play at all fairly,' Alice began, in rather a complaining tone, `and they all quarrel so dreadfully one can't hear oneself speak--and they don't seem to have any rules in particular; at least, if there are, nobody attends to them--and you've no idea how confusing it is all the things being alive; for instance, there's the arch I've got to go through next walking about at the other end of the ground--and I should have croqueted the Queen's hedgehog just now, only it ran away when it saw mine coming
Nothing tastes better,' said she, 'than what one eats by oneself,' and she was very much pleased with her day's work.
That is the truth," answered Don Quixote, "and there is no use in troubling oneself about these matters of enchantment or being angry or vexed at them, for as they are invisible and visionary we shall find no one on whom to avenge ourselves, do what we may; rise, Sancho, if thou canst, and call the alcaide of this fortress, and get him to give me a little oil, wine, salt, and rosemary to make the salutiferous balsam, for indeed I believe I have great need of it now, because I am losing much blood from the wound that phantom gave me.
In a word, to comport oneself with perfect propriety in Polygonal society, one ought to be a Polygon oneself.
I will explain; the enjoyment was just from the too intense consciousness of one's own degradation; it was from feeling oneself that one had reached the last barrier, that it was horrible, but that it could not be otherwise; that there was no escape for you; that you never could become a different man; that even if time and faith were still left you to change into something different you would most likely not wish to change; or if you did wish to, even then you would do nothing; because perhaps in reality there was nothing for you to change into.
Its root is that of the verb "rotisya," to bind oneself by an oath; and it is generally admitted to be only another form of "rota," which now signifies a "regimental company.