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her

adjective \ (h)ər , ˈhər \

Definition of her

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

Examples of her in a Sentence

  1. She bought her own house.

  2. Her parents will visit soon.

  3. I would like to read some of her essays.

  4. She was jailed for her crime.

  5. It's her turn to play.

Origin and Etymology of her

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


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her

pronoun

Definition of her

  • objective case of she

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her

abbreviation

Definition of her

heraldry

HER Defined for English Language Learners

her

adjective

Definition of her for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or belonging to a certain woman, girl, or female animal : made or done by a certain woman, girl, or female animal


her

pronoun

Definition of her for English Language Learners

  • —used to refer to a certain woman, girl, or female animal as the object of a verb or a preposition


HER Defined for Kids

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her

adjective \ ˈhər , ər \

Definition of her for Students

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

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her

pronoun

Definition of her for Students

  • objective case of she


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