Definitions for yoursyʊərz, yɔrz, yoʊrz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yoursyʊərz, yɔrz, yoʊrz(pron.)

  1. Which cup is yours? Is she a friend of yours?

    Category: Function Word

    Ref: a form of the possessive case of you used as a predicate adjective:

  2. that which belongs to you:

    Yours was the first face I recognized.

    Category: Function Word

Origin of yours:

1250–1300; ME, =your+-s, as in his

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. yours(pronoun)ʊərz, yɔrz, yoʊrz

    refers to sth that belongs to or relates to the person or people you are talking to

    Did you guys get yours yet?; It's not my sock. It must be one of yours.


  1. yours(Pronoun)

    That which belongs to you; the possessive second person pronoun used without a following noun.

  2. yours(Pronoun)


  3. Origin: From youres, ȝoures, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yours

    see the Note under Your

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. yours

    Anything which up to the present time the bunch has not been able to get away from you.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'yours' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2989

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'yours' in Written Corpus Frequency: #828

Translations for yours

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


something belonging to you

This book is yours; Yours is on that shelf.

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