What does myself mean?

Definitions for myself
maɪˈsɛlfmy·self

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Wiktionary

  1. myself(Noun)

    that being which is oneself

    I am not myself today.

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

  2. myself(Pronoun)

    Me, as direct or indirect object .

    I taught myself.

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

  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.

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

  4. myself(Pronoun)

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

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

  5. myself(Pronoun)

    I (as the subject of a verb).

    Etymology: 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

How to pronounce myself?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say myself in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Simon Wheatcroft:

    Running without a guide is freedom, in other ways, my life is relatively controlled in terms of the areas I go to and having to use mobility aids. Running was something I can do by myself.

  2. Charles Dickens:

    I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time...

  3. Walt Whitman:

    I celebrate myself, and sing myself.

  4. Kim Manlove:

    Two years after he died, I was drinking a quart of tequila a day and I was taking probably at least a couple weeks' worth of Xanax in two or three days, i could drink and use all the time, then try to pull myself together when everyone would come home.

  5. Michael Mendoza:

    When I was injured, I kept to myself a lot, withdrew from my friends and family, there are still family I don’t speak to and I needed to go through that.

Images & Illustrations of myself

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