Definitions for self-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
selfsɛlf(n. and pron.; adj.)(pl.)selves
(n.)a person or thing referred to with respect to complete individuality:
one's own self.
a person's nature, character, etc.:
his better self.
Philos. the subject of experience as contrasted with the object of experience; ego.
any of the natural constituents of the body that are normally not subject to attack by components of the immune system.
Category: Bacteriology and Immunology, Microbiology, Immunology
(pron.)myself, herself, etc.:
to make a check payable to self.
(adj.)being the same throughout; uniform.
being of one piece with or the same material as the rest.
Origin of self:
bef. 900; OE self, selfa, c. OFris, OS self, OHG selb, ON sjalfr, Go silba
a combining form of self , appearing in various parts of speech, usu. with the implied notion that the agent and object or recipient of a given transitive predicate are identical (self-control; self-government; self-help; self-portrait), or that the subject of a given predicate acts or is effective without assistance (self-adhesive; self-loading; self-study).
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
done by yourself, itself, etc.
a self-starting machine; self-motivating
of, by, in or with oneself or itself
Origin: From the noun self.
Translations for self-
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
showing that the person or thing acting is acting upon himself or itself, as in self-respect .
- auto-Portuguese (BR)
- αυτο- (ως α΄ συνθ.), που δρα για τον εαυτό τουGreek
- propio, a sí mismoSpanish
- (respect) de soiFrench
- samo- (npr. samopoštovanje)Croatian
- diri sendiriIndonesian
- sjálf-, sjálfs-Icelandic
- auto-, di séItalian
- خپل ځان، پخپله، ذات، نفس، شخص: پرځان مينتوب، خپل چاريتوب، دځان مننه، خود خواهيPashto
- (respect) de sineRomanian
- (前綴)自我...Chinese (Trad.)
- خود پر عمل کرنے کی کیفیتUrdu
- cho mìnhVietnamese
- 自我...Chinese (Simp.)
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