her: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hûr unstressed h&schwar, &schwar), [key]
— pron.
  1. the objective case ofWe saw her this morning. Give this book to her.
  2. the possessive case of(used as an attributive adjective):Cf. hers. Her coat is the one on the chair. I'm sorry about her leaving.
  3. the dative case ofI gave her the book.
  4. (used instead of the pronoun she in the predicate after the verb to be): It's her. It isn't her.
  1. a female: Is the new baby a her or a him?


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. heraldic.
  2. heraldry.
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