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Meaning of himself by Wiktionary Dictionary




    1. The reflexive pronoun for God .


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Definition of himself by GCIDE Dictionary


  1. Himself pron.
    1. An emphasized form of the third person masculine pronoun; -- used as a subject usually with he; as, “he himself will bear the blame”; used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, “it is himself who saved himself”.

    But he himself returned from the quarries. Judges iii. 19.

    David hid himself in the field. 1 Sam. xx. 24.

    The Lord himself shall give you a sign. Is. vii. 14.

    Who gave himself for us, that he might . . . purify unto himself a peculiar people. Titus ii. 14.

    With shame remembers, while himself was one

    Of the same herd, himself the same had done. Denham.

    ☞ Himself was formerly used instead of itself. See Note under Him.

    It comprehendeth in himself all good. Chaucer.

    2. One's true or real character; one's natural temper and disposition; the state of being in one's right or sane mind ( after unconsciousness, passion, delirium, or abasement ); as, “the man has come to himself”.

    By himself, alone; unaccompanied; apart; sequestered; as, he sits or studies by himself. -- To leave one to himself, to withdraw from him; to let him take his own course.

  2. Himself Himselve