Definitions for ourər, ˈaʊ ər; unstressed ɑr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

our*ər, ˈaʊ ər; unstressed ɑr(pron.)

  1. a form of the possessive case of we used as an attributive adjective: Our team won.

    Ref: Compare ours.

* Usage: See me.

Origin of our:

bef. 900; ME oure, OE ūre

-our*

  1. Brit.var. of -or1.

    Category: Affix

* Usage: See -or1.

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. our(determiner)ʊər, ˈaʊ ər; unstressed ɑr

    indicates sth belonging to or connected with us

    our house/cat/car/children; one of our greatest achievements as a company; We'd like to open our own restaurant.

Wiktionary

  1. our(Pronoun)

    Belonging to us.

  2. our(Pronoun)

    Of, from, or belonging to the nation, region, or language of the speaker.

  3. our(Pronoun)

    used before a person's name to indicate that the person is in one's family, or is a very close friend.

    I'm going to see our Terry for tea.

  4. Origin: From oure, from ure, user, from unseraz, from no-s-ero-. Cognate with ús, uns, onze, unser, vor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Our

    of I

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'our' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #101

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'our' in Written Corpus Frequency: #121


Translations for our

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

our(adjective)

belonging to us

This is our house.

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