self

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self is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
self

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Noun[change]

Singular
self

Plural
selves

  1. Your self is the type of person you are, particularly the way you usually act, look or feel.
    He looked so happy compared to his usual down self that Walter wondered if something was wrong.
  2. Someone's self is their personality or character that makes them individual.
    As the baby grows older, it begins to develop a sense of self.
  3. Self is used to refer to a person.
    Please bring your wife and your good self.

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