What does our mean?

Definitions for ourər, ˈaʊ ər; unstressed ɑr

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


  1. our(Pronoun)

    Belonging to us.

  2. our(Pronoun)

    Of, from, or belonging to the nation, region, or language of the speaker.

  3. our(Pronoun)

    used before a person's name to indicate that the person is in one's family, or is a very close friend.

    I'm going to see our Terry for tea.

  4. Origin: From oure, from ure, user, from unseraz, from no-s-ero-. Cognate with ús, uns, onze, unser, vor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Our

    of I

  2. Origin: [OF. -our.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Our

    owr, adj. and pron. pertaining or belonging to us—prov. Ourn.—prons. Ours, possessive of We; Ourself′, myself (as a king or queen would say):—pl. Ourselves (-selvz′), we, not others: us. [A.S. úre, gen. pl. of , we.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'our' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #101

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'our' in Written Corpus Frequency: #121


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of our in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of our in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Kasich:

    Is that our rule?

  2. Andre Borschberg:

    We ate our margin.

  3. The NAACP:

    This is our Selma.

  4. Jake Newfield:

    We had our hiccups.

  5. Warren St. John:

    Our guy is not evil.

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