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your·self / yərˈself; yôr-; yoŏr-/ • pron. [second person sing.] (pl. -selves) 1. [reflexive] used to refer to the person being addressed as the object of a verb or preposition when they are also the subject of the clause: help yourselves, boys see for yourself. 2. you personally (used to emphasize the person being addressed): you're going to have to do it yourself.