Meaning of herself

her•self

Pronunciation: (hur-self'), [key]
— pron.
  1. an emphatic appositive oforShe herself wrote the letter.
  2. a reflexive form ofShe supports herself.
  3. (used in absolute constructions): Herself still only a child, she had to take care of her four younger brothers and sisters.
  4. (used as the object of a preposition or as the direct or indirect object of a verb): She gave herself a facial massage. He asked her for a picture of herself.
  5. (used in comparisons after as or than): She found out that the others were even more nervous than herself.
  6. her normal or customary self: After a few weeks of rest, she will be herself again.
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