Meaning of HERS in English

HERS

I. |hərz, |hə̄z pronoun

( singular or plural in construction )

Etymology: Middle English hires, hirs, from hire her + -s -'s — more at her

1. : her one or her ones — used without a following noun as a pronoun equivalent in meaning to the adjective her

what a stricken look was hers — S.T.Coleridge

the eternal years of God are hers — W.C.Bryant

— often used after of to single out one or more members of a class belonging to or connected with a particular female person or animal

a favorite dessert of hers

some friends of hers

or merely to identify something or someone as belonging to or connected with a particular female person or animal without any implication of membership in a more extensive class

that face of hers — Shakespeare

those charming manners of hers

2. : something that belongs to her : what belongs to her

all that is his is hers

II.

plural of her

III. adjective

obsolete : her II 1 — used as the first of two possessive adjectives modifying the same noun

hers and mine adultery — Shakespeare

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