That which belongs to you; the possessive second person pronoun used without a following noun.
Origin: From youres, ȝoures, equivalent to .
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ūrz, pron. poss. of you, not followed by a noun: used in many idiomatic senses, as e.g. 'you and yours,' your family, property, 'yours of yesterday,' your letter, &c.—Yours faithfully, sincerely, truly, &c., Yours to command, &c., are forms used in letters just before the signature, as phrases of conventional politeness, for the most part: also sometimes used by a vulgar speaker in alluding to himself.
The Roycroft Dictionary
Anything which up to the present time the bunch has not been able to get away from you.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'yours' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2989
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'yours' in Written Corpus Frequency: #828
The numerical value of yours in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of yours in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What's mine is yours, and what is yours is mine.
A new day and a new Nigeria are upon us, the victory is yours, and the glory is that of our nation.
He's asking people to pull up their pants and act right, people are questioning, 'Why were you unzipping yours and pulling yours down?'.
Whatever task God is calling us to, if it is yours it is mine, and if it is mine it is yours. We must do it together-or be cast aside together.
If you want something very, very badly, let it go free. If it comes back to you, it's yours forever. If it doesn't, it was never yours to begin with.
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