What does their mean?

Definitions for their
ðɛər; unstressed ðərtheir

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Wiktionary

  1. their(Pronoun)

    Belonging to, from, of, or relating to, them.

  2. their(Pronoun)

    Belonging to someone of unspecified gender.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Their

    the possessive case of the personal pronoun they; as, their houses; their country

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Their

    thār, poss. adj. pron. of or belonging to them. [A.S. þára, gen. pl. of the def. art. (replaced the older hira).]

Editors Contribution

  1. their

    Relating to a person or group of people.

    Their teachers were excellent, motivated and inspiring and have many ways to teach the students.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'their' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #38

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'their' in Written Corpus Frequency: #119

How to pronounce their?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say their in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of their in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of their in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of their in a Sentence

  1. Zorry Coates:

    They said they were aware of the problem and their engineers were working on it 24/7, but they couldn't tell me when - or how - I would get a solution, i'm very annoyed because it's wasted half my day. They pride themselves on being a company that's flawless.

  2. Josh Shapiro:

    Women need contraception for their health because contraception is medicine, pure and simple, congress hasn't changed the law, and the President can't simply ignore it with an illegal rule.

  3. Saed Mimousini:

    ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi executed 56 of his men after their defeat at the hands of the Peshmerga forces in the Cowir area south of Erbilm, executions took place in the Al-Namrood, east Mosul.

  4. Elizabeth Dinger:

    These men died fighting for their country... putting this right is the last nice thing we can do for Union Civil War soldiers.

  5. Laurence Sterne:

    People who overly take care of their health are like misers. They hoard up a treasure which they never enjoy.

Images & Illustrations of their

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