[self-si-lek-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlf sɪˈlɛk ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/
selection made by or for oneself:
goods arranged on shelves for customer self-selection.
adjective 1. self-service.
[self-sur-vis] /ˈsɛlfˈsɜr vɪs/ noun 1. the serving of oneself in a restaurant, shop, gas station, or other facility, without the aid of a waiter, clerk, attendant, etc. adjective 2. noting or pertaining to a cafeteria, grocery, store, etc., designed for the patron or customer to gather food or merchandise from a display or display shelves […]
[self-sur-ving] /ˈsɛlfˈsɜr vɪŋ/ adjective 1. preoccupied with one’s own interests, often disregarding the truth or the interests, well-being, etc., of others. 2. serving to further one’s own selfish interests. self-serving adjective 1. habitually seeking one’s own advantage, esp at the expense of others
verb (used with object), set, setting. 1. to put (something or someone) in a particular place: to set a vase on a table. 2. to place in a particular position or posture: Set the baby on his feet. 3. to place in some relation to something or someone: We set a supervisor over the new […]