yourselves

plural pronoun

your·​selves yər-ˈselvz How to pronounce yourselves (audio)
 Southern also  -ˈsevz
1
: those identical ones that are you
used reflexively
get yourselves a treat
, for emphasis, or in absolute constructions
2
: your normal, healthy, or sane condition or selves
you will feel more like yourselves after a good rest

Word History

First Known Use

1523, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of yourselves was in 1523

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“Yourselves.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yourselves. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

yourselves

pronoun plural
your·​selves yər-ˈselvz How to pronounce yourselves (audio)
1
: those identical ones that are you
2
: your normal or healthy selves
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