be one's own man

be one's own man
be independent, be autonomous, be one's own master

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • one's own man — idi one s own man, free from restrictions or influences; independent …   From formal English to slang

  • be one's own man — phrasal : to have command of oneself : not to be subject to another the college president must be his own man Harold Taylor * * * be one s own man To be independent, not answerable to anyone else • • • Main Entry: ↑man * * * be one s own man (or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • be one's own man — ► be one s own man (or woman) act independently. Main Entry: ↑own …   English terms dictionary

  • To be one's own man — Man Man (m[a^]n), n.; pl. {Men} (m[e^]n). [AS. mann, man, monn, mon; akin to OS., D., & OHG. man, G. mann, Icel. ma[eth]r, for mannr, Dan. Mand, Sw. man, Goth. manna, Skr. manu, manus, and perh. to Skr. man to think, and E. mind. [root]104. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • be one's own man (or woman) — act independently. → own …   English new terms dictionary

  • one's own man — phrasal free from interference or control ; independent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • one's own man — phrasal : free from interference or control : independent …   Useful english dictionary

  • be one's own woman — ► be one s own man (or woman) act independently. Main Entry: ↑own …   English terms dictionary

  • be one's own master — be independent, be autonomous, be one s own man …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To hold one's own — Own Own, a. [OE. owen, awen, auen, aughen, AS. [=a]gen, p. p. of [=a]gan to possess; akin to OS. [=e]gan, G. & D. eigen, Icel. eiginn, Sw. & Dan. egen. [root]110. See {Owe}.] Belonging to; belonging exclusively or especially to; peculiar; most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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