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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?

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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. Steve Maraboli:

    The purpose of fear is to raise your awareness not to stop your progress."

  2. Ken Wallace:

    The odds of having such an iconic movie filmed and associated with your district are astronomical, the Breakfast Club.

  3. Katrina Goss:

    I ’m quite angry, i feel like, yeah, they’re young and all that, but I feel like when you’re 13, you’re completely knowledgeable of your choices and you know right from wrong. You can make your own choices. I do feel like she took advantage of a younger boy to control and manipulate him.

  4. Andy Warhol:

    Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details.

  5. Jonar Nader:

    Those who construct loyalty programs through frequent-flyer points and the like, are merely trying to trap the customer. Loyalty must come naturally, not via points and schemes. If your customers are loyal to you as a result of such programs, then surely you realize that they are not loyal. Such schemes are tangible, and tangible things are susceptible to the law of annihilation. Anything that you do, can be matched by your competitor.

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