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yours

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pronoun, singular or plural in construction \ˈyu̇rz, ˈyȯrz\

Definition of yours

  1. :  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

  1. :  i, me, myself <yours truly got stuck with the job>



Origin and Etymology of yours

Middle English, from your + -s -'s


First Known Use: 1526

Rhymes with yours



YOURS Defined for Kids

yours

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pronoun \ˈyu̇rz, ˈyȯrz\

Definition of yours for Students

  1. :  that which belongs to you <The bike is yours.> <Yours is the empty glass.>




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