Definitions of Ourselves

  1. sing. Ourself . An emphasized form of the pronoun of the first person plural; - used as a subject, usually with we; also, alone in the predicate, in the nominative or the objective case. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Emphatic or reflexive form of we or us. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3. Of Ourself; we or us, not others. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. Not another or other, used almost wholly in the plural, and by way of emphasis. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for Ourselves

  1. We have not entered into this to put the garage man out of business, but merely to get a garage business for ourselves – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  2. I reckon we all feel like sayin' such things when we git tired and it looks like we haven't done the work we set out to do, but that's the sort o' feelin' to keep to ourselves – The Land of Long Ago by Eliza Calvert Hall