Definition of your
2 : of or relating to one or oneself when you face the north, east is at your right
3 —used with little or no meaning almost as an equivalent to the definite article the your typical teenager
Examples of your in a Sentence
Please wash your hands before dinner.
What is your new house like?
You forgot your wallet at the restaurant.
Don't worry about me—you've got your own problems.
Did you finish your homework?
With your permission, we can take a blood test.
You always manage to impress us with your ideas.
Recent Examples of your from the Web
YOUR HOST: CBS Sports broadcaster Verne Lundquist will emcee the 2017 AAC media event at Gurney’s Newport Grand Ballroom.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 2.
WHAT’S YOUR JAM Some drivers let riders play their own music in the vehicle.
So maybe this, David Brooks, should be YOUR last word.
YOUR FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD BLOCKBUSTER That cinematic witchcraft otherwise known as box-office tracking has finally cast a spell o’er Spider-Man: Homecoming.
KEEP YOUR CREDIT CARDS ACTIVE Recently, Battison’s dad moved to independent living facility.
HERE IS YOUR CHANCE to give Byron Maxwell and Kiko Alonso an extended, heartfelt welcome back to Philly.
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YOUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of your for English Language Learners
: relating to or belonging to you : made or done by you
—used to refer to any person or to people in general
—used in the titles of royalty, judges, etc.
YOUR Defined for Kids
Definition of your for Students
1 : relating to or belonging to you This is your book. The door will be on your right.
2 : by or from you Thank you for your gifts.
3 : relating to people in general Exercise is good for your health.
4 —used before a title of honor in addressing a person your Majesty
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