Meaning of YOURSELF in English
/ jɔːˈself; weak form jə-; NAmE jər-; jɔːr-; jʊr-/ ( pl. your·selves / -ˈselvz; NAmE /) pronoun
(the reflexive form of you ) used when the person or people being spoken to both cause and are affected by an action :
Have you hurt yourself?
You don't seem quite yourself today (= you do not seem well or do not seem as happy as usual) .
used to emphasize the fact that the person who is being spoken to is doing sth :
Do it yourself—I don't have time.
You can try it out for yourselves.
You yourself are one of the chief offenders.
We sell a lot of these to people like yourself.
'And yourself,' he replied, 'How are you?'
- (all) by yourself / yourselves
- (all) to yourself / yourselves
- be yourself
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005