What does your mean?

Definitions for youryʊər, yɔr, yoʊr; unstressed yər

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


  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

  2. Origin: [OE. your, our, eowr, eower, AS. ewer, originally used as the gen. of ge, g, ye; akin to OFries. iuwer your, OS. iuwar, D. uw, OHG. iuwr, G. euer, Icel. yar, Goth. izwara, izwar, and E. you. 189. See You.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Your

    ūr, pron. poss. of you: belonging to you: (Shak.) used to denote a class or species well known, the use implying something of contempt.—Yourn (prov.), yours. [A.S. eówer. Cf. Ye.]

Suggested Resources

  1. YOUR

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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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of your in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of your in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Katrina Scott:

    So you’re working your triceps, your chest, your core, your abs, your shoulders, and your back. It’s really amazing.

  2. Mahatma Gandhi:

    Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions. Your actions become your habits. Your habits become your values. Your values become your destiny.

  3. Jonathan Greechan:

    Your vision is your company’s future, where the market is going, how to meet your customers’ needs, your mission is how you will get there. Your vision needs to be concrete, but your mission may change regularly.

  4. Daniel Frankl:

    But they take your attention away your workout so you may not be giving it your best effort, paying attention to your effort—your heart rate, your breathing, the sensation in your muscles—helps you maintain a steady effort so you can burn more calories.

  5. Holly Phillips:

    This checklist of 10 reasons your internal thermostat is out of whack can help you get a handle on why you're chronically freezing your butt off. You're too thin Low body weight — defined as a BMI hovering around 18.5 or under — can chill you out for a couple of reasons. First, when you're underweight, you lack an adequate level of body fat to insulate you from cold temperatures, explained Maggie Moon, RD, a Los Angeles – based nutritionist. The other thing is, to maintain that low BMI, you have to reduce your food intake so you likely aren't eating very much at all. Skimping on calories puts the brakes on your metabolism, so you don't create enough body heat. Consider putting on a few pounds by loading up on whole, healthy foods that contain lots of protein, fat, and complex carbohydrates. RELATED : Subtle Signs of Eating Disorders Your Thyroid is out of whack Add cold intolerance to the long list of health issues you can blame on the butterfly-shaped gland in your neck. Always being cold is a telltale sign of hypothyroidism, which means Your Thyroid doesn't secrete enough thyroid hormone.

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