[ahr-self, ouuh r-, ou-er-] /ɑrˈsɛlf, aʊər-, ˌaʊ ər-/
one’s own person, individuality, etc., considered as private and apart from others:
It is for ourself that we should strive for greater knowledge.
(a form corresponding to ourselves, used of a single person, especially in the regal or formal style, as we for I):
We have taken unto ourself such powers as may be necessary.
(archaic) a variant of myself, formerly used by monarchs or editors in formal contexts
[ahr-selvz, ouuh r-, ou-er-] /ɑrˈsɛlvz, aʊər-, ˌaʊ ər-/ plural pronoun 1. a reflexive form of (used as the direct or indirect object of a verb or the direct object of a preposition): We are deceiving ourselves. Give us a moment to ourselves. 2. (used as an intensive with we): We ourselves would never say such […]
noun 1. a play (1938) by Thornton Wilder. (1938) A Pulitzer Prize–winning play by Thornton Wilder, dealing with everyday life in a small town in New England.
[ooz] /uz/ noun 1. Also called Great Ouse. a river in E England, flowing NE to the Wash. 160 miles (260 km) long. 2. a river in NE England, in Yorkshire, flowing SE to the Humber. 57 miles (92 km) long. 3. a river in SE England, flowing S to the English Channel. 30 miles […]
[oo-zuh l] /ˈu zəl/ noun 1. . [oo-zuh l] /ˈu zəl/ noun 1. (def 4). /ˈuːzəl/ noun 1. a variant spelling of ouzel /ˈuːzəl/ noun 1. the ring ouzel or water ouzel See ring ouzel, dipper 2. an archaic name for the (European) blackbird n. also ousel, from Old English osle “blackbird,” from West Germanic […]