theirs

play
pronoun, singular or plural in construction therz\

Definition of theirs

  1. 1 :  that which belongs to them —used without a following noun as a pronoun equivalent in meaning to the adjective their

  2. 2 :  his or hers :  his, hers —used with an indefinite third person singular antecedent I will do my part if everybody else will do theirs

First Known Use of theirs

14th century



THEIRS Defined for Kids

theirs

play
pronoun therz\

Definition of theirs for Students

  1. :  that which belongs to them The red house is theirs.


Learn More about theirs


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up theirs? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to plunder or ravage

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!