• one's own person, one's own body
• a speaker or writer uses oneself as the object of a verb or preposition in a clause where `one' is the subject or a previous object.
• oneself is also used to emphasize the subject or object of a clause.
• give oneself over to; surrender oneself
• mortify oneself, humiliate oneself
• stay away, withdraw oneself, be absent from
• become familiar with, get to know
• cause to become dependent on, cause to become addicted
• decorate oneself, put on (jewelry, etc.)
• entertaining oneself, doing something that one enjoys
• prove oneself, show oneself worthy; stand up for ones own opinions
assume a right for oneself
• give oneself the right to, authorize oneself
• place a defense around oneself
be a law unto oneself
• do what one wants, be ruled by no one
be law unto oneself
• using one's own ideas and beliefs as guidelines for behavior
• act naturally, act as one's own personality
be sure of oneself
• be self-confident, have self-assurance
• act appropriately, be well-behaved, mind one's manners ...