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ðəmˈsɛlvz, ˌðɛm-them·selves

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  1. themselves(Pronoun)

    (the reflexive case of they, the third-person plural personal pronoun) The people previously mentioned, as the object of a verb or following a preposition, where the people are also the subject of the verb; also used for emphasis.

  2. themselves(Pronoun)

    The person of unspecified gender previously mentioned, as the object of a verb or following a preposition, where the person is also the subject of the verb; also used for emphasis.


  1. Themselves

    Themselves, previously known as Them, is an American hip hop duo based in Oakland, California. It consists of Doseone and Jel. They are also part of Subtle and 13 & God. The duo's first studio album, Them, was included on Fact's "100 Best Indie Hip-Hop Records of All Time" list.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Themselves

    the plural of himself, herself, and itself. See Himself, Herself, Itself


  1. Themselves

    Themselves is an underground hip hop duo based in Oakland, California. It consists of rapper Doseone and producer Jel. Dax Pierson, from the affiliated group Subtle, has played keyboards for the group. However, he is not considered an official member. To date, Themselves has released three albums and two singles on Anticon, as well as being featured on multiple compilations.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Themselves

    them-selvz′, pron. pl. of himself, herself, and itself. [Them and self.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'themselves' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #371

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'themselves' in Written Corpus Frequency: #671

How to pronounce themselves?

  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of themselves in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of themselves in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of themselves in a Sentence

  1. Jeb Bush:

    We were often the model...because in Florida we protected people's rights to protect themselves.

  2. Brianna Glenn:

    I have people going to London next month, and they ’ll come to me and ask me about cancelling, and what are the risks. I ’ll discuss it with them, but we have to be realistic and understanding that safety ca n’t be accurately predicted. We have to be sensible about risks, but I don’t want them to cheat themselves and live inside a safety bubble. One of the biggest terrorist attacks in London occurred July 7, 2005. Sometimes referred to as 7/7, the series of synchronized terroristsuicide bombings in the central city targeted civilians usingthe public transport systemduring rush hour. But more recently, France -- another major destination for American tourists -- has been hit hard by a series of devastating attacks. After the 2016 attacks in Nice, France, Brianna Glenn said she had one cancellation -- but that client wasn't even traveling to France. Sometimes it’s irrational, Glenn admitted but still, she recommends that all travelers purchase travel insurance for big trips. I’ve had people change routes of flights to avoid certain airports. Wednesday’s tragic event took place in one of London’s most populated areas, near Parliament Square. Steve Born, vice president of marketing for the Globus Family of Brands, told Fox News that across Steve Born company they currently have 69 guests in London, and all are accounted for in their home base hotels. A few guests are staying near the location of the attack.

  3. James Corden:

    You want someone who is very comfortable and relaxed being themselves; Someone who will with joyous abandonment throw themselves into ridiculousness of signing at the top of their voice in a car, that’s what you want. You want someone who just goes for it.

  4. Camila Alvarez:

    It's planned, it's calculated and it's punitive because they are leaving vulnerable people without any resources and without any people they know in the United States, without a phone and without a way to get help. They are stuck figuring it out by themselves.

  5. Rebecca Nelson:

    By using this, he was able to show men who had never ever been to see a slave trip or had visited any docks, or warehouses or plantations themselves ... how terrible the conditions for the enslaved Africans were on board these ships.

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