its
Pronunciation
Determiner
  1. Belonging to it. [from 16th c.]
    • 1603, Michel de Montaigne, chapter 43, in John Florio, transl., The Essayes, […], book I, printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821 ↗:
      The manner wherewith our Lawes assay to moderate the foolish and vaine expences of table-cheare and apparell, seemeth contrarie to it's end.
    • 1751, G. Burnett, trans. Thomas More, Utopia:
      since I have been at the Pains to write it, if he consents to it's being published I will follow my Friend's Advice, and chiefly yours.
    • 1763, Authorized King James Version of the Bible, Oxford Standard Text, Leviticus 25:5:
      That which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap, neither gather the grapes of thy vine undressed: for it is a year of rest unto the land. (originally "of it own accord" in the 1611 first edition)
    • 1989, Jasper Becker and John Gittings, The Guardian, 5 Jun 1989:
      The Chinese government is at war with its own people.
Translations
Pronoun
  1. The one (or ones) belonging to it. [from 17th c.]
Translations
Noun
  1. plural form of it

ITS
Noun

its

  1. (computing) Initialism of issue tracking system
  2. (transport) Initialism of intelligent transportation system



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