Bedeutung von “itself” — Learner’s Dictionary


pronoun us uk /ɪtˈself/
Extra Examples
The cat curled itself into a ball.The company prides itself on having the latest technology.The boat righted itself and I rowed us back to the shore.Grief manifests itself in a number of different ways.Britain found itself in a difficult situation.

A2 the reflexive form of the pronoun 'it':

The cat licked itself clean.

B1 used to emphasize the particular thing you are referring to:

The garden is enormous but the house itself is very small.
(all) by itself

B1 alone:

The dog was in the house by itself for several days.


The UK heating/ US heat comes on by itself.
in itself

as the only thing being talked about and nothing else:

You've managed to complete the course - that in itself is an achievement.

(Definition von “itself” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)