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Definitions of Themselves

  1. Of HIMSELF, HERSELF, and ITSELF. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. The plural form of himself, herself, and itself; the emphatic or reflexive form of they or them. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. The reciprocal form of they and them, and added to they by way of emphasis. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. An emphatic form of them; those very persons. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for Themselves

  1. She had more to say for herself, and laughed and talked with the gentlemen just as if she was one of themselves – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  2. Those are nice people, she remarked, for they have given their dog as good a house as they have given themselves – Sisters by Ada Cambridge