know oneself

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of know oneself

: to understand oneself fully : to understand one's own emotions, desires, abilities, etc.
  • I was so young then. I really didn't know myself.

Word by Word Definitions

know play
  1. : to perceive directly : have direct cognition of

  2. : to have understanding of

  3. : to recognize the nature of : discern

  1. : knowledge

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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