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Meaning of "yours" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF YOURS

yours  [jɔːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YOURS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Yours is a pronoun.
The pronoun is a word that replaces other terms that designate people or things at any given moment.

WHAT DOES YOURS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Yours

Yours may refer to: ▪ The possessive pronoun version of you ▪ "Yours", a 1943 commonly used but incorrect name of the World War II poem "The Life That I Have" ▪ Yours, a form of valediction ▪ "Yours" a popular song adopted from the Spanish song "Quiéreme Mucho" ▪ Yours, a 2005 album by Sara Gazarek ▪ Yours, a 2010 Spanish fantasy drama film...

Definition of yours in the English dictionary

The first definition of yours in the dictionary is something or someone belonging to or associated in some way with you. Other definition of yours is your family. Yours is also used in conventional closing phrases at the end of a letter.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YOURS


applause
əˈplɔːz
Azores
əˈzɔːz
cause
kɔːz
chores
tʃɔːz
clause
klɔːz
Dawes
dɔːz
Doors
dɔːz
drawers
drɔːz
gauze
ɡɔːz
in-laws
ˈɪnˌlɔːz
indoors
ˌɪnˈdɔːz
jaws
dʒɔːz
menopause
ˈmɛnəʊˌpɔːz
Mors
mɔːz
outdoors
ˌaʊtˈdɔːz
pause
pɔːz
quatorze
kəˈtɔːz
scores
skɔːz
shores
ʃɔːz
stores
stɔːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YOURS

youngness
youngster
Youngstown
youngth
youngthly
younker
your
your actual
your own backyard
Yourcenar
yours truly
yourself
yourselves
yous
youse
youth
youth centre
youth club
youth court
youth crime

WORDS THAT END LIKE YOURS

after-hours
business hours
colours
concours
contours
do the honours
favours
honours
hours
it never rains but it pours
of ours
of yours
office hours
opening hours
ours
Respectfully yours
the small hours
Tours
twenty-four hours
velours

Synonyms and antonyms of yours in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «yours» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YOURS

Find out the translation of yours to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of yours from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «yours» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

您的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tuyo
570 millions of speakers

English

yours
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तुम्हारा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مِلْكُك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ваш
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

seu, seus
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আপনার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

le tien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anda
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ihrer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

あなたのもの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

당신의 것
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sampeyan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cái của bạn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உன்னுடையது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तुझे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

seninki
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il tuo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

twój
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

твій
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

al tău
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δικός σου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

joune
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

din
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

din
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yours

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YOURS»

The term «yours» is very widely used and occupies the 4.403 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YOURS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about yours

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YOURS»

Discover the use of yours in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yours and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
What’s Mine Is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption is ...
In the 20th century humanity consumed products faster than ever, but this way of living is no longer sustainable.
Rachel Botsman, Roo Rogers, 2011
2
Baking: From My Home to Yours
Dorie Greenspan has written recipes for the most eminent chefs in the world: Pierre Hermé, Daniel Boulud, and arguably the greatest of them all, Julia Child, who once told Dorie, “You write recipes just the way I do.” Her recipe ...
Dorie Greenspan, 2013
3
Exclusively Yours
Ordered by her boss to secure an interview with reclusive best-selling author Joe Kowalski, the man who broke her heart, Keri Daniels is shocked when Joe refuses to answer her questions unless she survives a camping trip with his family.
Shannon Stacey, 2011
4
Temporarily Yours: Intimacy, Authenticity, and the Commerce ...
Not simply a compelling exploration of the changing landscape of sex-work, Temporarily Yours ultimately lays bare the intimate intersections of political economy, desire, and culture.
Elizabeth Bernstein, 2010
5
50 Boyfriends Worse Than Yours
Funny, irresistible, and instantly relatable, 50 Boyfriends Worse Than Yours is the perfect Valentine's Day gift.
Justin Racz, 2008
6
Making Children Mind without Losing Yours
Equipping parents with seven principles of Reality Discipline--a loving no-nonsense parenting approach that really works--this internationally known psychologist, author, and father of five shows parents how to - understand why children ...
Kevin Leman, 2005
7
Cordially Yours, Brother Cadfael
A collection of critical essays examine the Ellis Peters mystery series featuring the twelfth-century Benedictine monk and detective Brother Cadfael.
Anne K. Kaler, 1998
8
Feed Me! I'm Yours: Baby Food Made Easy!
Vicki Lansky has revised her classic cookbook to provide information on infant feeding, foods likely to cause allergic reactions, poison prevention, feeding an ill child, and more.
Vicki Lansky, 2010
9
Eternally Yours
Every ending is a new beginning.
Cate Tiernan, 2012
10
Yours, Anonymous
In "Yours, Anonymous" an innocent crush becomes "stalking" and "creepy" when the unknown and envy come together at the wrong time and in lethal proportions.
Peter David Orr, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YOURS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term yours is used in the context of the following news items.
1
When To Start Taking A Cholesterol Pill? The Decision Is Yours
You may be wondering what to do, if anything, about your cholesterol levels. Many people, including health professionals, are still puzzling over a ... «NPR, Jul 15»
2
Yours, mine and ours: An estate planner's nightmare
For the adviser, making a strategic investment plan for your clients' financial future is complicated enough. When you add the emotional complexities of blended ... «InvestmentNews, Jun 15»
3
Dennis Hastert's withdrawals drew federal attention. Will yours?
Dennis Hastert's withdrawals drew federal attention. Will yours? Dennis Hastert. Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune. Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, ... «Chicago Tribune, May 15»
4
Yours for £495000: a tiny corner of Islington
Yours for £495,000: a tiny corner of Islington. Within shouting distance of Arsenal's Emirates Stadium, a small but perfectly formed one-bed house, just round the ... «The Guardian, May 15»
5
A reminder that your Instagram photos aren't really yours: Someone …
The Internet is the place where nothing goes to die. Those embarrassing photos of your high school dance you marked “private” on Facebook? The drunk ... «Washington Post, May 15»
6
Recalled cars with exploding airbags: Is yours on the list?
NHTSA has a Web site dedicated to the Takata recall with a database. The site lets you enter a vehicle identification number, or VIN, to see if your car is included ... «CNNMoney, May 15»
7
Fabolous - The World Is Yours (Freestyle) [New Song]
Fabolous rapped on a Nas beat last week for his #FridayNightFreestyles series and he's back at it again this week with Illmatic's "The World Is Yours," perhaps ... «HotNewHipHop, May 15»
8
Louise O'Neill interview: Only Ever Yours
Only Ever Yours was published in the UK last summer and comes out in the US this week. Between those two dates, the novel has been roundly praised, ... «Den Of Geek, May 15»
9
'Yours Truly' Coffee Shop Opening This Week at 8 Spring Street
Yours Truly, in its own words, is “dedicated to coffee excellence and inspirational menu items.” The shoebox shop will serve Intelligentsia coffee alongside ... «Bowery Boogie, Apr 15»
10
My outrage and yours
My outrage and yours. Even those who rush to indict terrorism at every turn seem to treat this incident with nonchalant indifference. Comments. Written by Pratap ... «The Indian Express, Apr 15»

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