Itself

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • pronoun. That one identical with it:
  • pronoun. Used reflexively as the direct or indirect object of a verb or the object of a preposition: The cat scratched itself.
  • pronoun. Used for emphasis: The trouble is in the machine itself.
  • pronoun. Used in an absolute construction: Itself no great poem, it still reveals talent.
  • pronoun. Its normal or healthy condition or state: The car is acting itself again since we changed the oil.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • pronoun. it; A thing as the object of a verb or preposition that also appears as the subject
  • pronoun. it; used to intensify the subject, especially to emphasize that it is the only participant in the predicate
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • pronoun. The neuter reflexive pronoun of it
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • The neuter pronoun corresponding to himself, herself. (See himself.) Its emphatic and reflexive uses are like those of himself.
  • Word Usage
    "The end of poetry is not an after-effect, not a pleasurable memory of itself, but an immediate, constant and even unpleasant insistence upon itselfÂ…."
    Cross Reference
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    Form
    Rhyme
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Himself    delph    elf    herself    himself    hisself    myself    oneself    ourself    self   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    himself    which    myself    here    reason    be    fall    loving    you    truth