by ourselves

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of by ourselves

1 :without any help from other people
  • We did it (all) by ourselves.
2 :with nobody else except us
  • We went to the movies by ourselves.
  • We both live by ourselves.

Word by Word Definitions

ourselves play
  1. : those identical ones that are we — compare we 1

  2. : our normal, healthy, or sane condition


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