What does you mean?

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yu; unstressed yʊ, yəyou

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Wiktionary

  1. you(Pronoun)

    The individual or group spoken or written to.

    Have you gentlemen come to see the lady who fell backwards off a bus?

    Etymology: From you, yow, ȝow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  2. you(Pronoun)

    The people spoken, or written to, as an object.

    Have you gentlemen come to see the lady who fell backwards off a bus?

    Etymology: From you, yow, ȝow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  3. you(Pronoun)

    (To) yourselves, (to) yourself.

    You idiot!

    Etymology: From you, yow, ȝow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  4. you(Pronoun)

    Used before epithets for emphasis.

    You idiot!

    Etymology: From you, yow, ȝow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  5. you(Pronoun)

    The person spoken to or written to, as an object. (Replacing thee; originally as a mark of respect.)

    Etymology: From you, yow, ȝow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  6. you(Pronoun)

    The people spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Replacing ye.)

    Etymology: From you, yow, ȝow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  7. you(Pronoun)

    The person spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Originally as a mark of respect.)

    Etymology: From you, yow, ȝow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  8. you(Pronoun)

    Anyone, one; an unspecified individual or group of individuals (as subject or object).

    Etymology: From you, yow, ȝow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

Wikipedia

  1. You

    The personal pronoun you is the second-person personal pronoun, both singular and plural, and both nominative and oblique case in Modern English. The oblique (objective) form, you, functioned previously in the roles of both accusative and dative, as well as all instances following a preposition. The possessive forms of you are your (used before a noun) and yours (used in place of a noun). The reflexive forms are yourself (singular) and yourselves (plural).

Webster Dictionary

  1. You

    the pronoun of the second person, in the nominative, dative, and objective case, indicating the person or persons addressed. See the Note under Ye

    Etymology: [OE. you, eou, eow, dat. & acc., AS. ew, used as dat. & acc. of ge, g, ye; akin to OFries. iu, io, D. u, G. euch, OHG. iu, dat., iuwih, acc., Icel. yr, dat. & acc., Goth. izwis; of uncertain origin. 189. Cf. Your.]

Freebase

  1. You

    "You" was the 9th single released by UK pop group S Club 7 on 11 February 2002. The track is a very uptempo-retro number reminiscent of the group's third single "You're My Number One". The video was set in the 1950s and is described in the Best CD booklet as the "candyfloss-bright, tongue-in-cheek 50s pastiche". This track was the last single to feature departed band member Paul Cattermole and sparked the last leg of the S Club 7 journey. The song reached no. 2 on the UK Singles Chart. It also charted on the 2002 Year End Singles chart at number 70.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. You

    ū, pron. 2d pers. pron. pl., but also used as singular.—pron.pl. You′-uns, a provincial form for you, you ones.—You're another, the vulgar form of tu quoque, effective in vituperation, but not an argument. [A.S. eów, orig. only dat. and accus. Cf. Ye.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'you' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #21

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'you' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3

How to pronounce you?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Australian
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    Veena
    Indian

How to say you in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of you in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of you in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of you in a Sentence

  1. Eric Seyfried:

    If you're afraid to take on a bully because the bully is going to come after you, maybe you're not supposed to be president of the United States.

  2. Van Heerden:

    It's very rare that they come back for seconds and if that is the case, you have to get some more out of its way.

  3. Eiland Glover:

    There can only ever be so many bitcoin supplied so if demand grows and you have a limited number, there's deflation and volatility.

  4. The FBI:

    As has been our longstanding policy, the FBI will of course consider any tool that might be helpful to our partners, please know that we will continue to do everything we can to help you consistent with our legal and policy constraints.

  5. Rod Rosenstein:

    There are a lot of people out there that have done some very, very evil things. Very bad things. I would say treasonous things against our country and hopefully people that have done such harm to our country. We've gone through a period of really bad things happening. Those people will certainly be looked at, we can never let this happen to another president again. I can tell you that. I say it very strongly. Very few people I know could have handled it.

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