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assert oneself

Definition of assert oneself

  1. :  to speak or act in a strong and definite way <If you want people to listen to your opinions, you'll need to learn how to assert yourself.> <The coach wants the players to assert themselves on the field.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to state or declare positively and often forcefully or aggressively

    :  to demonstrate the existence of

    :  posit, postulate

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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