What does their mean?

Definitions for theirðɛər; unstressed ðər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word their.

Wiktionary

  1. their(Pronoun)

    Belonging to, from, of, or relating to, them.

  2. their(Pronoun)

    Belonging to someone of unspecified gender.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Their

    the possessive case of the personal pronoun they; as, their houses; their country

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Their

    thār, poss. adj. pron. of or belonging to them. [A.S. þára, gen. pl. of the def. art. (replaced the older hira).]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'their' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #38

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'their' in Written Corpus Frequency: #119

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of their in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of their in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Helen Smith:

    Men know there’s a good chance they’ll lose their friends, their respect, their space, their sex life, their money and — if it all goes wrong — their family.

  2. Saint Francis of Assisi:

    People who work with their hands are laborers. People who work with their hands and their heads are craftsmen. People who work with their hands, their heads, and their hearts are artists

  3. Chuck Palahniuk:

    People don't want their lives fixed. Nobody wants their problems solved. Their dramas. Their distractions. Their stories resolved. Their messes cleaned up. Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown.

  4. Rachel Denber:

    I think that they are eager to boost their prestige -- not just the prestige of their country, but also their personal prestige globally and domestically, (When) they put their country on display, they put their own sort of personal clout and power on display.

  5. Nagameh Abedini:

    My children have desperately missed the loving embrace of their father for the last three years of their lives. They have grown up almost half of their lives without their father, please help us ensure the remainder of their childhood includes both a mother and a father.

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