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Meaning of “myself” - Learner’s Dictionary

myself

pronoun     /maɪˈself/
REFLEXIVE A2 the reflexive form of the pronouns 'me' or 'I': I've bought myself a new coat. I looked at myself in the mirror.Reflexive forms
EMPHASIZE B2 used to emphasize the pronoun 'I', especially when the speaker wants to talk about their actions and not someone else's: I'll tell her myself. Jack always drinks red wine but I prefer white myself.Personal pronouns
(all) by myself A2 alone or without anyone else's help: I live by myself in a small house. I did the whole job all by myself.Unaided and working alone
(all) to myself for my use only: I'll have the house all to myself this weekend. I need a couple of hours to myself.ExcludingParticular and individual
(Definition of myself from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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