\ ˈt͟herz How to pronounce theirs (audio) \

Definition of theirs

1 : that which belongs to them used without a following noun as a pronoun equivalent in meaning to the adjective their
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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of theirs was in the 14th century

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“Theirs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theirs. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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theirs

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English Language Learners Definition of theirs

: that which belongs to or is connected with them : their one : their ones
: his or hers

theirs

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\ ˈt͟herz How to pronounce theirs (audio) \

Kids Definition of theirs

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

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