Definitions for ourselfɑrˈsɛlf, aʊər-, ˌaʊ ər-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

our•self*ɑrˈsɛlf, aʊər-, ˌaʊ ər-(pron.)

  1. one's own person, individuality, etc., considered apart from others:

    It is for ourself that we must work harder.

  2. (a form corresponding to ourselves, used by a single person, esp. in the formal or regal style, as we for I):

    We have taken unto ourself such powers as may be necessary.

* Usage: See myself.

Origin of ourself:

1300–50

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  1. ourself(Pronoun)

    The reflexive of the editorial or royal we; myself as used by a writer or speaker who would refer to himself in the nominative case as we. (Normally, the reflexive case of we is ourselves).

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