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himself meaning

EN[hɪmˈsɛlf] [ɪ̈msɛlf] [-ɛlf]
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EN Himself

    Definition of himself in English Dictionary

  • PronounSUF-self
    1. (reflexive) Him; the male object of a verb or preposition that also appears as the subject.
      1. He injured himself. ‎
    2. (emphatic) He; used as an intensifier, often to emphasize that the referent is the exclusive participant in the predicate.
      1. He was injured himself. ‎
    3. (now archaic or nonstandard) The subject or non-reflexive object of a predicate; "he himself".
      1. Alternative spelling of Himself.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The fact that he's a minor scumbag himself makes him all the more qualified to comment on the scumbagginess of others - takes one to know one, and all that.
          • He ordered himself a cheeseburger and fries and, in an extravagant attempt to prove his meaty regular guydom, brought back $80 worth of burgers and fries in a greasy bag for White House staffers.
          • He backpacked around Europe to find himself in his early twenties.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Himself he close upgathered more and more - Edmund Spenser
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • My brother always gets around cleaning his room himself.
          • He grew up on the wrong side of the tracks, but he made a success of himself.
          • He moved to the big smoke when he was 17 to make something of himself.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Pronouns
          • Third person pronouns
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        1. en himselfe
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        Meaning of himself for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "himself" is a pronoun, more specifically, a third person pronoun.
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