to yourself/himself/herself/themselves

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of to yourself/himself/herself/themselves

: secret from others
  • They kept their plans to themselves.

Word by Word Definitions

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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