Definition of have to say for oneself
- I asked him about school, but he didn't have much to say for himself.
- Your teacher says you were caught cheating. Do you have anything to say for yourself?
: to express in words : state
: to state as opinion or belief : declare
: utter, pronounce
: something that is said : statement
: an expression of opinion
: a right or power to influence action or decision
: about, approximately
: for example : as
: a person's self : one's own self
: one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self
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