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[it-self] /ɪtˈsɛlf/

a reflexive form of 1 :
The battery recharges itself.
an emphatic appositive of 1 , , , , or a noun:
which itself is also true; Even without flowers, the bowl itself is beautiful.
(used as the object of a preposition or as the direct or indirect object of a verb):
The chameleon’s ability to change color is a protection for itself.
its normal or customary self:
After much tender care, the puppy was soon itself again.

(preceded by a copula) its normal or usual self: my cat isn’t itself today

late 14c., from Old English hit sylf, from it + self. Since 17c. usually regarded as its self (cf. its own self).


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