Simple Definition of our
: relating to or belonging to us : made or done by us
Full Definition of our
: of or relating to us or ourselves or ourself especially as possessors or possessor, agents or agent, or objects or object of an action <our throne> <our actions> <our being chosen>
Examples of our in a sentence
We are defending our rights.
We were criticized for our actions.
Origin and Etymology of our
Middle English oure, from Old English ūre; akin to Old High German unsēr our, Old English ūs us
First Known Use: before 12th century
OUR Defined for Kids
Definition of our for Students
: relating to or belonging to us : caused by, produced by, or participated in by us <our family> <our house> <our fault> <our field trip>
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