our

adjective
\ är, ˈau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce our (audio) \

Definition of our

: of or relating to us or ourselves or ourself especially as possessors or possessor, agents or agent, or objects or object of an action our throne our actions our being chosen

Examples of our in a Sentence

We are defending our rights. We were criticized for our actions.

First Known Use of our

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for our

Middle English oure, from Old English ūre; akin to Old High German unsēr our, Old English ūs us

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

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“Our.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/our. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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our

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of our

: relating to or belonging to us : made or done by us

our

adjective
\ är How to pronounce our (audio) , ˈau̇r \

Kids Definition of our

: relating to or belonging to us : caused by, produced by, or participated in by us our family our house our fault our field trip

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