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


  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.


  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


belonging to us

This is our house.

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