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theirs

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pronoun, singular or plural in construction therz\

Definition of theirs

  1. 1 :  that which belongs to them —used without a following noun as a pronoun equivalent in meaning to the adjective their

  2. 2 :  his or hers :  his, hers —used with an indefinite third person singular antecedent <I will do my part if everybody else will do theirs>



14th Century

First Known Use of theirs

14th century



THEIRS Defined for Kids

theirs

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Definition of theirs for Students

  1. :  that which belongs to them <The red house is theirs.>




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