come to oneself

come to oneself
phrasal to get hold of oneself ; regain self-control

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • come to oneself — phrasal : to come to : regain self control * * * come to oneself To return to one s normal state of mind • • • Main Entry: ↑come …   Useful english dictionary

  • come to oneself — verb to gain consciousness or self control When I came to myself I was lying, not in the outer blackness of the Mohune vault, not on a floor of sand; but in a bed of sweet clean linen, and in a little whitewashed room, through the window of which …   Wiktionary

  • come — O.E. cuman come, approach, land; come to oneself, recover; arrive; assemble (class IV strong verb; past tense cuom, com, pp. cumen), from P.Gmc. *kwem (Cf. O.S. cuman, O.Fris. kuma, M.Du. comen, Du. komen, O.H.G. queman, Ger. kommen, O.N. koma,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • oneself — [wun΄self′, wunz΄self′] pron. a person s own self: also one s self be oneself 1. to function physically and mentally as one normally does 2. to be natural or sincere by oneself alone; unaccompanied; withdrawn come to oneself 1 …   English World dictionary

  • come forward — verb make oneself visible; take action (Freq. 1) Young people should step to the fore and help their peers • Syn: ↑come to the fore, ↑step forward, ↑step up, ↑step to the fore, ↑come out …   Useful english dictionary

  • oneself — /wun self , wunz /, pron. 1. a person s self (used for emphasis or reflexively): One often hurts oneself accidentally. 2. be oneself, a. to be in one s normal state of mind or physical condition. b. to be unaffected and sincere: One makes more… …   Universalium

  • come to — verb 1. cause to experience suddenly (Freq. 10) Panic struck me An interesting idea hit her A thought came to me The thought struck terror in our minds They were struck with fear • Syn: ↑hit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • come out — ► come out 1) (of a fact) become known. 2) declare oneself as being for or against something. 3) acquit oneself or fare in a specified way. 4) (of a photograph) be produced satisfactorily or in a specified way. 5) (of the result of a calculation… …   English terms dictionary

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