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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 him·self /(h)ɪmˈsɛlf, ||ˈsɛf/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Him·self pron.
 1. An emphasized form of the third person masculine pronoun; -- used as a subject usually with he; as, he himself will bear the blame; used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is himself who saved himself.
    But he himself returned from the quarries.   --Judges iii. 19.
    David hid himself in the field.   --1 Sam. xx. 24.
    The Lord himself shall give you a sign.   --Is. vii. 14.
    Who gave himself for us, that he might . . . purify unto himself a peculiar people.   --Titus ii. 14.
 With shame remembers, while himself was one
 Of the same herd, himself the same had done.   --Denham.
 Note:Himself was formerly used instead of itself. See Note under Him.
    It comprehendeth in himself all good.   --Chaucer.
 2. 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); as, the man has come to himself.
 By himself, alone; unaccompanied; apart; sequestered; as, he sits or studies by himself.
 To leave one to himself, to withdraw from him; to let him take his own course.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Him·self Him·selve, Him·selv·en (░), pron. pl. Themselves. See Hemself. [Obs.]