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Definitions for your
yʊər, yɔr, yoʊr; unstressed yəryour

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  1. your(Pronoun)

    Belonging to you; of you; related to you (singular; one owner).

    Etymology: From eower.

  2. your(Pronoun)

    Belonging to you; of you; related to you (plural; more owners).

    Etymology: From eower.

  3. your(Pronoun)

    A determiner that conveys familiarity and mutual knowledge of the modified noun.

    Etymology: From eower.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Your

    the form of the possessive case of the personal pronoun you

    Etymology: [OE. your, our, eowr, eower, AS. ewer, originally used as the gen. of ge, g, ye; akin to OFries. iuwer your, OS. iuwar, D. uw, OHG. iuwr, G. euer, Icel. yar, Goth. izwara, izwar, and E. you. 189. See You.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Your

    ūr, pron. poss. of you: belonging to you: (Shak.) used to denote a class or species well known, the use implying something of contempt.—Yourn (prov.), yours. [A.S. eówer. Cf. Ye.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'your' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #80

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'your' in Written Corpus Frequency: #64

How to pronounce your?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say your in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of your in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of your in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of your in a Sentence

  1. Kimon Nicolaides:

    The sooner you make your first five thousand mistakes the sooner you will be able to correct them.

  2. Rick Perry:

    You would not want to wager that your liberties and your freedoms in a country - the United States in this case - should be left solely to the free market.

  3. W. Somerset Maugham:

    It's asking a great deal that things should appeal to your reason as well as your sense of the aesthetic.

  4. Jonathan Wackrow:

    Scott, please take your knee off my neck.

  5. Scott Morrison:

    I will burn for you every day, every single day, so you can achieve your ambitions, your aspirations, your desires. That is what's at the top of my agenda.

Images & Illustrations of your

  1. youryouryouryouryour

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