Ours Definition


That or those belonging to us: the possessive form of we, used without a following noun, often after of.

This house is ours; ours are better; she is a friend of ours.
Webster's New World

Origin of Ours

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

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

  • our +"Ž -'s

    From Wiktionary

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