Meaning of himself


Pronunciation: (him-self' medially often im-self'), [key]
— pron.
  1. an emphatic appositive oforHe himself spoke to the men.
  2. a reflexive form ofHe cut himself.
  3. (used in absolute constructions): Himself the soul of honor, he included many rascals among his intimates.
  4. (used as the object of a preposition or as the direct or indirect object of a verb): The old car had room only for himself and three others.
  5. (used in comparisons after as or than): His wife is as stingy as himself.
  6. his normal or customary self: He is himself again.
  7. a man of importance, esp. the master of the house: Himself will be wanting an early dinner.
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