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Definitions for ourselves
ɑrˈsɛlvz, aʊər-, ˌaʊ ər-our·selves

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Wiktionary

  1. ourselvespronoun

    us;

    We should keep this for ourselves.

  2. ourselvespronoun

    we;

    We did it ourselves.

  3. ourselvesnoun

    Plural form of myself.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ourselvesreciprocal pronoun.

    the plural of myself.

    We ourselves might distinctly number in words a great deal farther than we usually do, would we find out but some fit denominations to signify them by. John Locke.

    Safe in ourselves, while on ourselves we stand,
    The sea is ours, and that defends the land. Dryden.

ChatGPT

  1. ourselves

    Ourselves refers to the individual or collective identity and existence of a person or group of people, including the physical, mental, emotional, and social aspects that make up their being. It encompasses one's unique self-perception, thoughts, feelings, beliefs, experiences, and actions. Ourselves can also refer to the personal or subjective perspectives, interests, desires, and goals that drive and shape one's behavior and choices.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ourselves

    of Myself

Wikidata

  1. Ourselves

    Ourselves is a 1988 album by punk band 7 Seconds.

Editors Contribution

  1. ourselves

    Relating to us or we.

    Us and We are words to relate to a group of people.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ourselves' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2565

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ourselves' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1110

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ourselves in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ourselves in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of ourselves in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    I would like to appeal to this country, to the people in the country who are not vaccinated, to realize that we have the capability among ourselves to essentially cut down the time frame to getting the end of this pandemic.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    This is a heartbreaking situation, and obviously those of us here in the United States know what it's like and we've gone through these kinds of episodes ourselves.

  3. Anna Molinari:

    (We need) passion, this love for beauty. I see women in winter, they are all dressed in puffer jackets and jeans, and in the summer they wear jeans with T-shirts. This is not fashion, this is no longer love for beauty, we need to look after ourselves with an elegant, harmonious, passionate, seducing dress.

  4. Terrence Ross:

    We gave ourselves a chance but we kind of blew it at the same time.

  5. Umberto Eco:

    Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.

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