yours
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /jɔː(ɹ)z/
  • (America) enPR: yôrz, IPA: /jɔːɹz/, /jɚz/, /jɝːz/
Pronoun
  1. That which belongs to you (singular); the possessive second-person singular pronoun used without a following noun.
    If this edit is mine, the other must be yours.  Their encyclopedia is good, but yours is even better.  It’s all yours.
  2. That which belongs to you (plural); the possessive second-person plural pronoun used without a following noun.
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter IX, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326 ↗:
      “Heavens!” exclaimed Nina, “the blue-stocking and the fogy!—and yours are pale blue, Eileen!—you’re about as self-conscious as Drina—slumping there with your hair tumbling à la Mérode! Oh, it's very picturesque, of course, but a straight spine and good grooming is better. […]”
  3. Written at the end of a letter, before the signature.
    Yours sincerely,  Yours faithfully,  Yours,  Sincerely yours,
Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: ваш

Yours
Pronoun
  1. Honorific alternative letter-case form of yours, sometimes used when referring to God or another important figure who is understood from context.



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