Meaning of YOUR in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ yər, ˈyu̇r, ˈyȯr ]


Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ēower; akin to Old English ēow you — more at you

Date: before 12th century

1. : of or relating to you or yourself or yourselves especially as possessor or possessors

your bodies

agent or agents

your contributions

or object or objects of an action

your discharge

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

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.