Definitions for youryʊər, yɔr, yoʊr; unstressed yər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

your*yʊər, yɔr, yoʊr; unstressed yər(pron.)

  1. Ref: a form of the possessive case of you used as an attributive adjective:; Compare yours.

  2. (used to indicate that one belonging or relevant to oneself or to any person):

    The library is on your left.

  3. (used to indicate all members of a group, occupation, etc., or things of a particular type):

    Take your factory worker, for instance.

* Usage: See me.

Origin of your:

bef. 900; ME; OE ēower (gen. of ye1), c. OS iuwar, OHG iuwēr

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. your(determiner)ʊər, yɔr, yoʊr; unstressed yər

    indicates sth or sb belongs or relates to the person or people you are talking to

    Is this your jacket?

  2. yourʊər, yɔr, yoʊr; unstressed yər

    indicates sth or sb belongs or relates to all people or people in general

    Your weight can vary from day to day.

Wiktionary

  1. your(Pronoun)

    Belonging to you; of you; related to you (singular; one owner).

  2. your(Pronoun)

    Belonging to you; of you; related to you (plural; more owners).

  3. your(Pronoun)

    A determiner that conveys familiarity and mutual knowledge of the modified noun.

  4. Origin: From eower.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Your

    the form of the possessive case of the personal pronoun you

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'your' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #80

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'your' in Written Corpus Frequency: #64


Translations for your

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

your(adjective)

belonging to you

your house/car.

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