find oneself

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of find oneself

:to learn what one truly values and wants in life
  • He left school and traveled to Europe, saying that he wanted to find himself.

Word by Word Definitions

find play
  1. : to come upon often accidentally : encounter

  2. : to meet with (a particular reception)

  3. : to come upon by searching or effort

  1. : an act or instance of finding

  2. : something found: such as

  3. : a valuable discovery

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

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


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