her

adjective
\ (h)ər, ˈhər How to pronounce her (audio) \

Definition of her

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: of or relating to her or herself especially as possessor, agent, or object of an action her house her research — compare she entry 1

her

pronoun

Definition of her (Entry 2 of 3)

objective case of she

Definition of her (Entry 3 of 3)

heraldry

Examples of her in a Sentence

Adjective She bought her own house. Her parents will visit soon. I would like to read some of her essays. She was jailed for her crime. It's her turn to play.

First Known Use of her

Adjective

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for her

Adjective

Middle English hire, from Old English hiere, genitive of hēo she — more at he

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The first known use of her was before the 12th century

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“Her.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/her. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for her

her

adjective
\ ˈhər How to pronounce her (audio) , ər \

Kids Definition of her

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to or belonging to a certain woman, girl, or female animal her book her paw

her

pronoun

Kids Definition of her (Entry 2 of 2)

objective case of she

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