pronoun, singular or plural in construction \ˈyrz, ˈyrz\

Definition of YOURS

:  that which belongs to you —used without a following noun as a pronoun equivalent in meaning to the adjective your <this book is yours> —often used especially with an adverbial modifier in the complimentary close of a letter <Yours truly> <Sincerely yours>
yours truly
:  i, me, myself <yours truly got stuck with the job>

Origin of YOURS

Middle English, from your + -s -'s
First Known Use: 1526

Rhymes with YOURS


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