by oneself

Definition of by oneself

  1. 1 :  without any help from other people <I shoveled the driveway by myself.> <I want you to figure it out by yourself.>

  2. 2 :  with noone or nothing else :  alone <The grandmother still lives in the house by herself.> <He went to the store by himself.> <They toured the city by themselves.> <The new law will help, but it can't solve the problem (all) by itself.>

Word by Word Definitions

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

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