for one's own good

Definition of for one's own good

  1. 1 :  being or done for the benefit of oneself I know you don't want to do this, but it's for your own good.

  2. 2 :  resulting in harm to oneself They talk too much for their own good.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. :  to have or hold as property :  possess

    :  to have power or mastery over

    :  to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed :  admit

goodplay
  1. :  of a favorable character or tendency

    :  bountiful, fertile

    :  handsome, attractive

  1. :  something that is good

    :  something conforming to the moral order of the universe

    :  praiseworthy character :  goodness

  1. :  well

    : used as an intensive


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