Our meaning

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The definition of our is belonging or relating to us.

An example of our is the house of a couple.

adjective
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Of, belonging to, made by, or done by us.
possessive pronominal adjective
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Belonging to us.
pronoun
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Of, from, or belonging to the nation, region, or language of the speaker.
pronoun
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(Northern England, Scotland) Used before a person's name to indicate that the person is in one's family, or is a very close friend.

I'm going to see our Terry for tea.

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Eye dialect spelling of hour.
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Used as a modifier before a noun.

Our accomplishments; our hometown.

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Origin of our

  • Middle English from Old English ūre nes-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English oure, from Old English Å«re, Å«ser (“our"), from Proto-Germanic *unseraz (“of us, our"), from Proto-Indo-European *no-s-ero- (“our"). Cognate with West Frisian ús (“our"), Low German uns (“our"), Dutch onze (“our"), German unser (“our"), Danish vor (“our").

    From Wiktionary