What does myself mean?

Definitions for myself

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  1. myself(Noun)

    that being which is oneself

    I am not myself today.

  2. myself(Pronoun)

    Me, as direct or indirect object .

    I taught myself.

  3. myself(Pronoun)

    Personally, for my part; used in apposition to I, sometimes for simple emphasis and sometimes with implicit exclusion of any others performing the activity described.

  4. myself(Pronoun)

    Me (as the object of a verb or preposition).

  5. myself(Pronoun)

    I (as the subject of a verb).

  6. Origin: From me (pronoun) + self (pronoun). Later partly reinterpreted as my + self (noun).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Myself

    i or me in person; -- used for emphasis, my own self or person; as I myself will do it; I have done it myself; -- used also instead of me, as the object of the first person of a reflexive verb, without emphasis; as, I will defend myself

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Myself

    mī-self′, or me-self′, pron. I or me, in person—used for the sake of emphasis and also as the reciprocal of me.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'myself' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #856

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'myself' in Written Corpus Frequency: #544


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of myself in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of myself in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of myself in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Sumpter:

    I was defending myself.

  2. Chris Doheny:

    I only care about myself

  3. William Porter:

    I opened the door myself.

  4. Francois Villon:

    I know all except myself.

  5. Reg Foggerdy:

    I was at peace with myself.

Images & Illustrations of myself

  1. myselfmyselfmyself

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