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Definitions for yourself
yʊərˈsɛlf, yɔr-, yoʊr-, yər-; -ˈsɛlvzyour·self

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Wiktionary

  1. yourselfnoun

    Your usual, normal, or true self.

    After a good night's sleep you'll feel like yourself again.

  2. yourselfpronoun

    Your own self.

    Be careful with that fire or you'll burn yourself.

  3. yourselfpronoun

    you;

    You yourself know that what you wrote was wrong.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Yourselfnoun

    You, even you; ye, not others.

    Etymology: your and self

    If it stand as you yourself still do,
    Within the eye of honour; be assur’d,
    My purse, my person, my extremest means,
    Lie all unlock’d to your occasions. William Shakespeare.

    O heav’ns!
    If you do love old men, if your sweet sway
    Allow obedience, if yourselves are old,
    Make it your cause. William Shakespeare, King Lear.

ChatGPT

  1. yourself

    Yourself refers to the individual who is speaking or being referred to in the context of a conversation or written communication. It denotes the notion of self-identity, personal characteristics, thoughts, feelings, and beliefs that distinguish an individual from others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yourself

    an emphasized or reflexive form of the pronoun of the second person; -- used as a subject commonly with you; as, you yourself shall see it; also, alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, you have injured yourself

  2. Etymology: [Your + self.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Yourself

    ūr-self′, pron. your own self or person:—pl. Yourselves′.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'yourself' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1087

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'yourself' in Written Corpus Frequency: #488

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yourself in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yourself in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of yourself in a Sentence

  1. Jim Whitaker:

    You never conquer a mountain. Mountains can't be conquered you conquer yourself--your hopes, your fears.

  2. Don Rickles:

    I make fun of the world, you know that. And if you know how to handle that and you treat people -- and you make fun of yourself, hey, it's not offensive.

  3. Renae A. Sauter:

    Many of us learned to repress our creativity. We were told it was secondary to more important skills. The good news is that many of us have untapped gifts just wating to be expressed. You owe it to yourself to uncover and express your gifts

  4. William James:

    Of all the beautiful truths pertaining to the soul None is more gladdening or fruitful than to know You can regenerate and make yourself what you will.

  5. Benjamin Franklin:

    He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.

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