Ourself vs. Ourselves

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  • Ourself (pronoun)

    : myself (as used by a writer or speaker who is referring to themself as we).

    "In the present study, we will limit ourself to the simplest of cases."

  • Ourself (pronoun)

    : oneself.

    "We should love our neighbor as ourself."

  • Ourselves (pronoun)

    Us; the group including the speaker as the object of a verb or preposition when that group also is the subject.

    "We should keep this for ourselves."

  • Ourselves (pronoun)

    We; intensifies the subject as the group including the speaker, especially to indicate that no one else satisfies the predicate.

    "We did it ourselves."

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