your: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (yoor, yôr, yōr unstressed y&schwar), [key]
— pron.
  1. (a form of the possessive case ofused as an attributive adjective):Cf. Your jacket is in that closet. I like your idea.
  2. one's (used to indicate that one belonging to oneself or to any person): The consulate is your best source of information. As you go down the hill, the library is on your left.
  3. (used informally to indicate all members of a group, occupation, etc., or things of a particular type): Take your factory worker, for instance. Your power brakes don't need that much servicing.
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