Yours meaning

yo͝orz, yôrz
Yours is defined as belonging to you.

An example of yours is when you give someone the keys to the car and say, “It’s yours.”

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Yours is a traditional way to end a letter.

An example of yours is the closing, “Sincerely yours.”

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That or those belonging to you.
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Used often with an adverbial modifier in the complimentary close of a letter.

Sincerely yours.

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That which belongs to you (singular); the possessive second-person singular pronoun used without a following noun.

If this edit is mine, the other must be yours.

Their encyclopedia is good, but yours is even better.

It's all yours.

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That which belongs to you (plural); the possessive second-person plural pronoun used without a following noun.
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Written at the end of a letter, before the signature.

Yours sincerely, Yours faithfully, Yours, Sincerely yours.

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Used to indicate the one or ones belonging to you.

The larger boots are yours. If I can't find my book, I'll take yours.

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yours truly
  • I, myself, or me:.
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you and yours
  • You and your family, household, etc.
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  • Phrase used to express contempt for, or rage at, someone being addressed.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of yours

  • Middle English from your your your
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English youres, ȝoures, equivalent to your +"Ž -'s.
    From Wiktionary