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Meaning of you

you

Pronunciation: (y unstressed y&oobreve, y&schwa), [key]
— pron., poss. obj. pl. n., pl. your yours, you, you yous.
—pron.
  1. the pronoun of the second person singular or plural, used of the person or persons being addressed, in the nominative or objective case: You are the highest bidder. It is you who are to blame. We can't help you. This package came for you. Did she give you the book?
  2. one; anyone; people in general: a tiny animal you can't even see.
  3. (used in apposition with the subject of a sentence, sometimes repeated for emphasis following the subject): You children pay attention. You rascal, you!
  4. (used in place of the pronoun your before a gerund): There's no sense in you getting upset.
  5. Get you home. Make you ready.
    1. yourself; yourselves:Get you home. Make you ready.
    2. a pl. form of the pronounye.
—n.
  1. something or someone closely identified with or resembling the person addressed: Don't buy the bright red shirt—it just isn't you. It was like seeing another you.
  2. the nature or character of the person addressed: Try to discover the hidden you.
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