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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.

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. Buddha:

    The mind is everything. What you think you become. You yourself, as much anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

  2. Constant Viljoen:

    Go and have yourself a well-earned rest, Mr. President, go and lie in the shadow of a tall tree.

  3. Thomas Huxley:

    Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not it is the first lesson that ought to be learned and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.

  4. Buddha:

    Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.

  5. Lisa Page.As Gohmert:

    There is the disgrace, and it won't be recaptured anytime soon because of the damage you've done to the justice system. And I've talked to FBI agents around the country. You've embarrassed them. You've embarrassed yourself. And I can't help but wonder when I see you looking there with a little smirk, how many times did you look so innocent into your wife's eye and lie to her about Lisa Page ?

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