by+itself

  • 1 end in itself — {n. phr.} Something wanted for its own sake; a purpose, aim, or goal we want for itself alone and not as a way to something else. * /The miser never spent his gold because for him it was an end in itself./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 in itself — See: END IN ITSELF …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 itself — See: END IN ITSELF …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 lend itself to — {v. phr.} To give a chance for or be useful for; to be possible or right for. * /Bob was sick and did not go to Jane s party, but his absence lent itself to misunderstanding./ * /The teacher s paperweight was a heavy piece of metal which… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 end in itself — {n. phr.} Something wanted for its own sake; a purpose, aim, or goal we want for itself alone and not as a way to something else. * /The miser never spent his gold because for him it was an end in itself./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 in itself — See: END IN ITSELF …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7 itself — See: END IN ITSELF …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 8 lend itself to — {v. phr.} To give a chance for or be useful for; to be possible or right for. * /Bob was sick and did not go to Jane s party, but his absence lent itself to misunderstanding./ * /The teacher s paperweight was a heavy piece of metal which… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 9 convolute rolled longitudinally upon itself — coiled coiled (koild), adj. curled or wound especially in concentric rings or spirals; as, a coiled snake ready to strike; the rope lay coiled on the deck. Opposite of {uncoiled}. Note: [Narrower terms: {coiling, helical, spiral, spiraling,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 itself — it*self ([i^]t*s[e^]lf ), pron. The neuter reflexive pronoun of {It}; as, the thing is good in itself; it stands by itself. [1913 Webster] Borrowing of foreigners, in itself, makes not the kingdom rich or poor. Locke. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 in itself — phrasal in its own nature ; intrinsically < was not in itself bad > …

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  • 12 itself — pronoun Date: before 12th century 1. that identical one compare it 1; used reflexively < watched the cat giving itself a bath >, for emphasis < the letter itself was missing >, or in absolute constructions < itself a splendid specimen of classic… …

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  • 13 Being in itself — is the self contained and fully realized Being of objects. It is a term used in early 20th century continental philosophy, especially in the works of Martin Heidegger, Jean Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and the existentialists.Being in itself… …

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  • 14 Pop Will Eat Itself — Infobox musical artist Name = Pop Will Eat Itself Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Stourbridge, West Midlands, England Genre = Alternative rock, alternative dance, techno, industrial, Grebo Years… …

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  • 15 The Fruit That Ate Itself — EP by Modest Mouse Released May 13, 1997 …

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  • 16 Fear, Itself — Infobox Television episode Title=Fear, Itself Series=Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season=4 Episode=4 Airdate=October 26 1999 Production=4ABB04 Writer=David Fury Director=Tucker Gates Episode list=List of Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes Prev=The… …

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  • 17 The Scene That Celebrates Itself — was a term used to describe a social and musical scene in the early 1990s within London and the Thames Valley area.The term was invented by the Melody Maker s Steve Sutherland in 1990 in a slightly contemptuous gesture. The term focused on the… …

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  • 18 Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics That Will Be Able to Present Itself as a Science — Prolegomenon (plural prolegomena ) refers to any critical introduction or essay at the start of a book. Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics is one of the shorter works by the German philosopher Immanuel Kant. It was published in 1783, two years …

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  • 19 A Mind Beside Itself — Infobox Song Name = A Mind Beside Itself Type = Suite Artist = Dream Theater Album = Awake Released = October 4, 1994 track no = 4 6 Recorded = 1994 Genre = Progressive metal Length = 20:26 Writer = John Petrucci Composer = Dream Theater Label =… …

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  • 20 Love, in Itself — Single infobox Name = Love, in Itself Artist = Depeche Mode from Album = Construction Time Again B side = Fools Released = September 19 1983 Format = Vinyl record (7 and 12 ), CD (1991 boxed set) Recorded = 1983 Genre = Synthpop Length = 7 4:02… …

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