yourself: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (yoor-self', yôr-, yōr-, yur-), [key]
— pl. -selves
- (an emphatic appositive ofor): a letter you yourself wrote.
- a reflexive form of(used as the direct or indirect object of a verb or the object of a preposition): Don't blame yourself. Did you ever ask yourself “why”? You can think for yourself.
- (used in place ofesp. in compound subjects, objects, and complements): Ted and yourself have been elected. We saw your sister and yourself at the game. People like yourselves always feel like that.
- (used in absolute constructions): Yourself having so little money, how could they expect you to help?
- your normal or customary self: You'll soon be yourself again.
- (used in place ofafter as, than, or but): scholars as famous as yourselves; a girl no older than yourself.
- oneself: The surest way is to do it yourself.