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ðəmˈsɛlvz, ˌðɛm-them·selves

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Wiktionary

  1. themselvespronoun

    (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. themselvespronoun

    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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Themselvesnoun

    Whatsoever evil befalleth in that, themselves have made themselves worthy to suffer it. Richard Hooker, b. v.

    They open to themselves at length the way. John Milton.

    Waken children out of sleep with a low call, and give them kind usage till they come perfectly to themselves. John Locke.

Wikipedia

  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

Wikidata

  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

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Numerology

  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. Brian Flores:

    We didn’t have to file a lawsuit for the world to know there’s a problem from a hiring standpoint in regards to minority coaches in the National Football League. The numbers speak for themselves. We filed a lawsuit so that we can create some change, and that’s important to me. We’re at a fork in the road right now, we’re either gonna keep it the way it is, or we’re gonna go in another direction and actually make some real change where actually changing the hearts and minds of those who make decisions to hire head coaches, executives, etc. We gotta change hearts and minds.

  2. Ron Hosko:

    It’s going to be every agency for themselves.

  3. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    Oh God, how do the world and heavens confine themselves, when our hearts tremble in their own barriers!

  4. Mortimer Adler:

    Ask others about themselves, at the same time, be on guard not to talk too much about yourself.

  5. Doug Collins:

    Democrats on the committee are planning on voting on how the investigation is defined, through a resolution that would set the boundaries of the probe, Politico reported. Doug Collins pointed out what Doug Collins believes are problems with how Democrats have conducted their investigation, claiming that they have acted outside the boundaries of House rules and may have made misrepresentations in court filings. They have portrayed themselves in just a terrible way over the last eight months and they keep digging their hole.

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