all to yourself/himself/herself/themselves

Definition of all to yourself/himself/herself/themselves

:not shared with anyone :not in company with anyone else
  • She had the house all to herself.

Word by Word Definitions

all play
  1. : the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

  2. : as much as possible

  3. : every member or individual component of

  1. : wholly, quite

  2. : selected as the best (as at a sport) within an area or organization

  3. : only, exclusively

  1. : the whole number, quantity, or amount : totality

  2. used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

  3. : everybody, everything

  1. : the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

  1. : other : different : atypical

  2. : isomeric form or variety of (a specified chemical compound)

  3. : being one of a group whose members together constitute a structural unit especially of a language

yourself play
  1. : that identical one that is you

  2. : your normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

  3. : oneself

himself play
  1. : that identical male one — compare 1he

  2. used reflexively when the sex of the antecedent is unspecified

  3. : his normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

herself play
  1. : that identical female one — compare 1she

  2. : her normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

  3. : a woman of consequence

themselves play
  1. : those identical ones that are they — compare they 1a

  2. : himself or herself : himself, herself

  3. : their normal, healthy, or sane condition


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