himself vs him self vs hisself

himself him self hisself

Definitions

  • 1) An emphatic or reflexive form of the third personal pronoun masculine, either nominative or objective.
  • 2) The neuter similarly used. Now itself.
  • 3) The dative (objective) plural, similarly used. Now themselves.
  • 4) obsolete Themselves. See hemself.
  • 5) The subject or non-reflexive object of a predicate; "he himself".
  • 6) reflexive him; the male object of a verb or preposition that also appears as the subject
  • 7) emphatic he; used as an intensifier, often to emphasize that the referent is the exclusive participant in the predicate
  • 8) His normal or healthy condition or state.
  • 9) That one identical with him.
  • 10) to withdraw from him; to let him take his own course.
  • 11) An emphasized form of the third person masculine ; -- used as a subject usually with he; ; used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case.
  • 12) alone; unaccompanied; apart; sequestered; as, he sits or studies by himself.
  • 13) One's true or real character; one's natural temper and disposition; the state of being in one's right or sane mind (after unconsciousness, passion, delirium, or abasement).

Definitions

  • 1) nonstandard Variant form of himself
  • 2) Himself.

Examples

  • 1) This new product has taken the tan man himself a year and a half to perfect.
  • 2) The man himself will have no trouble keeping busy.
  • 3) Not too shabby for a man who declared himself bankrupt six years ago.
  • 4) He is not fit to call himself a man.
  • 5) But the holy grail is a sighting of the man himself.
  • 6) And no one is more surprised than the man himself.
  • 7) The text message from the senior politician was short, like the man himself.
  • 8) He's bought a house for himself and a house for his mother, a social worker.
  • 9) Throughout his life he referred to himself as German by birth and a German composer.
  • 10) What does this do to a person who used to view himself as a servant?
  • 11) He agreed to make the programme in a bid to promote not himself but the house.
  • 12) It is not the only time he refers to himself in the third person during our interview.
  • 13) The great man himself liked the idea when buzz put it to him.
  • 14) He used himself as a human shield to protect his injured colleague.
  • 15) He still refers to himself in the third person though.
  • 16) That the man himself was not all bad.
  • 17) He admitted that he planned to use it on himself.
  • 18) He might have been referring to himself.
  • 19) He needs to see himself as a man who sits at the high table as of right.
  • 20) He decided to go back and force himself into the house as a game to show the kitten around.
  • 21) He is expected to appoint himself the club 's chairman if successful with his bid.
  • 22) He holds himself at arm 's length as he becomes progressively more unpleasant.
  • 23) And if he encouraged any germ of lover 's feeling in himself it would lead up to that issue.
  • 24) The Prime Minister himself will need to provide answers.
  • 25) The Prime Minister himself should explain what is happening to the money.
  • 26) There's a fireman here who's bought himself a vacation house.
  • 27) The Prime Minister has bought himself time.
  • 28) If he doesn't appeal, he will have three months to tear the house down himself.
  • 29) The blame lies with the Prime Minister himself.
  • 30) Note that in ˜Pat thinks Chris treated himself/him™, the antecedent of ˜himself™ must be the subject of ˜treated™, while the antecedent of ˜him™ must not be.
  • 31) The slaveholder, in making out his own title to himself, makes out the title of every human being to _himself_.
  • 32) It is the habit of men of all nations to want to have things both ways; the Englishman is unfortunately so unable to express himself, _even to himself_, that he has never realized this truth, much less confessed it -- hence his appearance of hypocrisy.
  • 33) No respect is paid to any person; the cobler on that day thinks himself equal to the parson, who generally gets mounted like the rest of his flock; whilst one of his porters _boasts and prides himself_ in having, but just before, got the _Squire_ across the pole.
  • 34) Mrs. Browning, usually a better spokesman for the typical English poet than is Browning himself, likewise conceives it the artist's duty to show us his own nature, to be "greatly _himself always_, which is the hardest thing for a man to be, perhaps."
  • 35) He was deeply superstitious, and while he could and did change the bottles and place the poison within his cousin's reach, while he placed the rusty pin in the crutch where it would inflict a wound on Zaidos 'body, while he could plan endlessly to rid himself of his cousin, he would not _himself_ directly aim the blow or fire the deadly shot.
  • 36) "_No man liveth to himself and no man dieth to himself_."
  • 37) [The sense is clearly _draw himself out, release himself_; but K.B. and Speght throw no light on the word.]
  • 38) He could not realize how true to _himself_ he had been that afternoon, or how truly the impulse that had prompted him to deny his calling was an instinct of his own strong manhood -- the instinct to be accepted or rejected for what he was within himself, rather than for the mere accident of his calling and position in life.
  • 39) ‘He decided that he did not want to subject himself to the strain and reluctantly withdrew.’
  • 40) ‘Buddha referred to himself as a healer and his teachings as a course of treatment.’
  • 41) ‘Ruffini used group theory in his work but he had to invent the subject for himself.’
  • 42) ‘We saw each other again at the finish line and the amputee introduced himself as Jim Bonney.’
  • 43) ‘He was introducing himself to the town council as the new Chief Inspector for the area.’
  • 44) ‘He introduced himself to me by the punch table, and we have remained friends ever since.’
  • 45) ‘He dismissed the idea of introducing himself to her and was just about to leave when she spoke.’
  • 46) ‘Maybe he saw himself as the persecuted Bard, the subject of one of his large canvases.’
  • 47) ‘Caught up in his subject and unable to stop himself, he read us more excerpts from the book.’
  • 48) ‘He always said to himself that animals should be regarded much more highly than humans.’
  • 49) ‘The ethical subject is portrayed as one who regards himself as a goal, a task set.’
  • 50) ‘The subject matter is Christ revealing himself to two of his disciples at a supper.’
  • 51) ‘In this case the subject of the spell literally worries himself or herself to death.’
  • 52) ‘Yet again Brosnan has shown himself to be tougher than his male model looks suggest.’
  • 53) ‘Darren blames himself for not telling his parents that Demi and Leo were running away.’
  • 54) ‘When he came home by himself, Mum would have me looking out the window, watching for him.’
  • 55) ‘Within hours, realising that he may have gone too far, the victim handed himself in.’
  • 56) ‘Even on the other side of the world, Christopher finds himself under siege by fans.’
  • 57) ‘Is he daunted by the prospect of entering the nostalgic hearts of a new generation himself?’
  • 58) ‘It would do him good to learn how to cook a few meals himself, but she enjoys catering for him, as she did for us.’
  • 59) ‘At the heart of the conflict lay the policies and personality of the King himself.’
  • 60) ‘He also agreed that he himself had hit people before in the same way and they had not been injured.’
  • 61) ‘He himself was suffering from personal stress when he gave evidence, as he told me.’
  • 62) ‘Although most people took him to be black, he himself knew that he was not black.’
  • 63) ‘It is a great privilege to minister to people whose next step is to stand before the Lord himself.’
  • 64) ‘The architect himself often speaks about how his life has been shaped by war and suffering.’
  • 65) ‘He said on one occasion the Prince of Wales himself had offered to give a gold wedding ring to staff.’
  • 66) ‘Pliny himself announces that he will give us only the most important vine varieties.’
  • 67) ‘Rameau himself saw his theoretical writings as the most important part of his work.’

Examples

  • 1) I constantly hear hisself and theirselves, as in “he done it hisself” and “they know theirselves.
  • 2) I'm still waiting on the animal rights ninja himself (Jason Miller) to come on here and 'splain hisself to the good folks.
  • 3) Evian, as he call hisself, talk on the phone a lot.
  • 4) I heard this Starlight, as he calls hisself now, say to him,
  • 5) "An 'as to why I'd no joined yer precious club, ye can ask that bigger fool Aldershot or whate'er it is he calls hisself when he's at home!"
  • 6) I remember dat old Master's son-in-law dat my sister whipped, he called hisself a doctor and he killed Aunt Clo.
  • 7) And they tells me at his lodgin ', for I follered him a-purpose to find him out, that he calls hisself a Frenchman, and says as how his name -- which it is
  • 8) 'He were a foreigner -- Jevanny he called hisself -- and he come a-tweaking his' urdy-gurdy round and about the drive one winter day, and master 'ad him in that minute, and ast all about where he came from, and how old he was, and how he made his way, and where was his relatives, and all as kind as heart could wish.
  • 9) John Leach, he calls hisself -- has been comin 'along an' preachin 'at the store.
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