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Definition of "our" [our]

  • Used as a modifier before a noun: our accomplishments; our hometown. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "our" in a sentence
  • "“We had a good quarter, delivering income from operations higher than our outlook, ” said CEO Carol Bartz, “our search share has stabilized."
  • "But we get most of our mail-order loose teas from Upton Tea Imports, and *our* turnaround on shipping is quick because we happen to be in the same state as they are Massachusetts"
  • "And that in choosin 'me to guard the great booby he was playin' into our hands, makin 'our task even easier by handin' me on a plate the golden opportunity that every Hungarian patriot has been prayin 'for this ten years past."