ourselves

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ourselves ‎(second personal plural pronoun, reflexive case of we)

  1. (reflexive) 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.
  2. (emphatic) 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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Most common English words before 1923: offer · promise · obliged · #911: ourselves · pale · happiness · religion