Meaning of SELF in English

I. pronoun see: suicide Date: before 12th century my~ , him~ , her~ , II. adjective Date: before 12th century identical , same , belonging to one~ ; own , 3. having a single character or quality throughout, of the same kind (as in color, material, or pattern) as something with which it is used , III. noun (plural selves) Date: 13th century 1. the entire person of an individual, the realization or embodiment of an abstraction, 2. a. an individual's typical character or behavior , an individual's temporary behavior or character , a person in prime condition , the union of elements (as body, emotions, thoughts, and sensations) that constitute the individuality and identity of a person, personal interest or advantage, material that is part of an individual organism , IV. verb Date: 1905 transitive verb inbreed , to pollinate with pollen from the same flower or plant, intransitive verb to undergo ~-pollination

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