from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • pronoun That one identical with you.
  • pronoun Used reflexively as the direct or indirect object of a verb or as the object of a preposition.
  • pronoun Used for emphasis.
  • pronoun Used in an absolute construction.
  • pronoun Your normal or healthy condition.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An emphatic or reflexive form of the second personal pronoun, ye, you.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • pronoun An emphasized or reflexive form of the pronoun of the second person; -- used as a subject commonly with you; ; also, alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • pronoun reflexive Your own self.
  • pronoun you; used emphatically, especially to indicate exclusiveness of the referent's participation in the predicate, i.e., that no one else is involved
  • noun Your usual, normal, or true self.


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