adjective \är, ˈa(-ə)r\

: 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

  1. We are defending our rights.
  2. We were criticized for our actions.

Origin 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

Rhymes with OUR


Next Word in the Dictionary: oural green
Previous Word in the Dictionary: ouph
All Words Near: our

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up our? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).