be one's own boss
Definition of be one's own boss
: have full control of a business or enterprise : have no boss except for oneself Jane started her own business so that she could be her own boss.
Word by Word Definitions
: used to express immediate or direct kinship
: to have or hold as property : possess
: to have power or mastery over
: to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed : admit
: a person who exercises control or authority
: one who directs or supervises workers
: one who controls votes in a party organization or dictates appointments or legislative measures
: excellent, first-rate
: to exercise control or authority over : to act as boss (see 3boss) of
: cow, calf
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