pronoun[first person plural]
- 1 [reflexive] Used as the object of a verb or preposition when this is the same as the subject of the clause and the subject is the speaker and one or more other people considered together: since we’re here, we might as well enjoy ourselvesMore example sentences
- There is no need for police to direct our every act in order for us to enjoy ourselves.
- The basic freedom to dance, listen to music and enjoy ourselves is now under threat.
- It's a big occasion and a big game for us and we've just got to go out there and enjoy ourselves.
- 2 [emphatic] We or us personally (used to emphasize the speaker and one or more other people considered together): we invented it ourselvesMore example sentences
- We got a bit of bad advice, but we took it ourselves so we can't blame anybody else.
- With the last album, fans said their favourite songs were the ones we wrote ourselves.
- We had the bravery and the belief to do it ourselves, and not depend on results elsewhere.
More definitions of ourselvesDefinition of ourselves in:
- The US English dictionary