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Definition of "your" [your]

  • Used as a modifier before a noun: your boots; your accomplishments. (adjective)
  • A person's; one's: The light switch is on your right. (adjective)
  • Informal Used with little or no sense of possession to indicate a type familiar to the listener: your basic three-story frame house. (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 "your" in a sentence
  • "To take just one example that comes immediately to mind, if your family coverage is through a local HMO, what happens when your  son graduates from college and moves halfway across the country, thousands of miles away from your in-network doctors and hospitals?"
  • "And when you touch something with your true heart and spirit like you obviously do..your essence is truly imprinted..you are forever immortal in that garden or space..your spirit embodies the land and the land embodies you!"
  • "Greg, I love how your big excuse for why your reporting was inaccurate was that you failed to follow ABC's link to the video, and yet you now apparently presume that all of TPM-EC's readers will follow * your* link to read your apology and pseudo-retraction (even when your link itself makes * no* reference to the fact that you will be apologizing)."
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bloor
boer
bohr
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dore
flore
gabor
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laure
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