self

  • 1 Self — Self, n.; pl. {Selves}. 1. The individual as the object of his own reflective consciousness; the man viewed by his own cognition as the subject of all his mental phenomena, the agent in his own activities, the subject of his own feelings, and the …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 self- — ♦ Élément, de l angl. self « soi même ». ⇒ auto . self élément, de l angl. self, qui signifie soi même . ⇒SELF , élém. de compos. Élém. tiré de l angl. self « soi même », de même sens, entrant dans la constr. de subst. empr. à l angl. ou faits… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 self — self, the self In sociology, the concept of self is most frequently held to derive from the philosophies of Charles Horton Cooley , William James , and George Herbert Mead , and is the foundation of symbolic interactionism . It highlights the… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 4 self — /self/, n., pl. selves, adj., pron., pl. selves, v. n. 1. a person or thing referred to with respect to complete individuality: one s own self. 2. a person s nature, character, etc.: his better self. 3. personal interest. 4. Philos. a …

    Universalium

  • 5 self — self; self·dom; self·hood; self·ish·ness; self·ism; self·ist; self·less; self·ness; self·same·ness; thy·self; un·self; do it your·self; do it your·self·er; non·self; it·self; self·ish; self·ward; self·ish·ly; self·ward·ness; self·wards; …

    English syllables

  • 6 Self — объектно ориентированный, прототипный язык программирования, который задумывался как развитие языка Smalltalk. Разрабатывался в лаборатории Xerox PARC, а потом в Стэндфордском университете. Это была экспериментальная разработка, целью которой… …

    Википедия

  • 7 self — [ self ] (plural selves [ selvz ] ) noun *** count or uncount who you are and what you think and feel, especially the conscious feeling of being separate and different from other people: sense of self: Young babies do not have a fully developed… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 self — W3S2 [self] n plural selves [selvz] [: Old English;] 1.) [C usually singular] the type of person you are, your character, your typical behaviour etc sb s usual/normal self ▪ Sid was not his usual smiling self. be/look/feel (like) your old self… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 self- — is a highly productive prefix forming compounds of various types, in most of which self acts as the object on which the action or attribute signified by the second element operates, e.g. self betrayal (= betrayal of oneself), self awareness (=… …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 self- — [self] [ME < OE < self: see SELF] prefix 1. of oneself or itself: refers to the direct object of the implied transitive verb [self love, self restraint] 2. by oneself or itself: refers to the subject of the implied verb [self acting] 3. in …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Self — (s[e^]lf), a. [AS. self, seolf, sylf; akin to OS. self, OFries. self, D. zelf, G. selb, selber, selbst, Dan. selv. Sw. sjelf, Icel. sj[=a]lfr, Goth. silba. Cf. {Selvage}.] 1. Same; particular; very; identical. [Obs., except in the compound… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 self — /self/ noun plural selves /selvz/ 1 (usually singular) the type of person you are, your character, your typical behaviour etc: sb s usual/normal self: Sid was not his usual smiling self. | be/look/feel (like) your old self (=be the way you… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 self — s. v. bobină. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  SELF s.n. (Anglicism) De unul singur, singur, propriu, însuşi. ♢ Bobină de self (şi s.n.) = bobină folosită în telegrafia fără fir, constituind rezistenţe intercalate în circuite… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 14 Self — steht für Self (Programmiersprache), objektorientierte Programmiersprache Self (Rockband), US amerikanische Rockband Self (Roman), Roman von Yann Martel Self (Automarke), schwedische Automarke Personen: Ronnie Self (1938–1982), US amerikanischer… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 15 self — UK US /self/ noun [U] (plural selves /selvz/) FORMAL BANKING, INSURANCE ► written on cheques, official documents, business letters, etc. to refer to yourself: »a cheque written to self »Most health plans have a three tier system of coverage: self …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 şelf — ŞELF, şelfuri, s.n. Regiune a fundului bazinelor oceanice, cuprinsă între linia de ţărm şi povârnişul continental, reprezentând zona marginală submersă a continentelor. – Din germ. Schelf. Trimis de spall, 16.03.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  ŞELF s.… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 17 self*/*/ — [self] (plural selves [selvz] ) noun [C/U] who you are and what you think and feel, especially the conscious feeling of being separate and different from other people Young babies do not have a fully developed sense of self.[/ex] • your old self… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 self — [self] n. pl. selves [ME < OE, prob. < IE * selo < base * se , refl. pron., orig. separate, apart (> L sibi, se) + * (o)lo , pron. suffix: basic sense “itself, by itself”] 1. the identity, character, or essential qualities of any… …

    English World dictionary

  • 19 self — /sɛlf / (say self) noun (plural selves) 1. a person or thing referred to with respect to individuality; one s own person: one s own self. 2. one s nature, character, etc.: one s better self. 3. personal interest; selfishness. 4. Philosophy the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 self- — UK US prefix ► used to form words that describe something or someone as doing something themselves: »a self winding watch »a self catering holiday »self build homes …

    Financial and business terms