Pronunciation: (yoor-self', yôr-, yōr-, yur-),[key] —pron., —pl.-selvesPronunciation: (-selvz').[key] 1. (an emphatic appositive of you or ye ): a letter you yourself wrote. 2. a reflexive form of you (used as the direct or indirect object of a verb or the object of a preposition): Don't blame yourself. Did you ever ask yourself “why”? You can think for yourself. 3. Informal.(used in place of you, esp. in compound subjects, objects, and complements): Ted and yourself have been elected. We saw your sister and yourself at the game. People like yourselves always feel like that. 4. (used in absolute constructions): Yourself having so little money, how could they expect you to help? 5. your normal or customary self: You'll soon be yourself again. 6. (used in place of you after as, than, or but): scholars as famous as yourselves; a girl no older than yourself. 7. oneself: The surest way is to do it yourself.