myself: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mī-self'), [key]
— pl. our•selves
  1. (used as an intensive ofor&hasp;): I myself will challenge the winner.
  2. (used reflexively in place ofas the object of a preposition or as the direct or indirect object of a verb): I gave myself a good rubdown. She asked me for a picture of myself.
  3. (used in place oforesp. in compound subjects, objects, and complements): My wife and myself fully agree. She wanted John and myself to take charge. The originators of the plan were my partner and myself.
  4. (used in place oforafter as, than, or but): He knows as much about the matter as myself.
  5. my normal or customary self: After a few days of rest, I expect to be myself again.
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