by one's own account
Definition of by one's own account
: according to what one has said about one's own life or experiences By her own account, that was the worst performance of her career. They had, by their own account, a wonderful time.
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
: to think of as : consider
: to probe into : analyze
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