\ ˈyu̇rz, ˈyȯrz\

Definition of yours

: that which belongs to you used without a following noun as a pronoun equivalent in meaning to the adjective your this book is yours often used especially with an adverbial modifier in the complimentary close of a letter Yours trulySincerely yours
yours truly
: i, me, myself yours truly got stuck with the job

First Known Use of yours

1526, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yours

Middle English, from your + -s -'s

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The first known use of yours was in 1526

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yours

pronoun
\ ˈyu̇rz, ˈyȯrz\

Kids Definition of yours

: that which belongs to you The bike is yours. Yours is the empty glass.

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