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adjective \är, ˈau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of our

  1. :  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

  1. We are defending our rights.

  2. We were criticized for our actions.

Origin and Etymology of our

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


First Known Use: before 12th century



OUR Defined for English Language Learners

our

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adjective \är, ˈau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of our for English Language Learners

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


OUR Defined for Kids

our

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adjective \är, ˈau̇r\

Definition of our for Students

  1. :  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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