your

your
your
W1S1 [jə strong jo: $ jər strong jo:r] determiner [possessive form of 'you']
[: Old English; Origin: eower]
1.) used when speaking or writing to one or more people to show that something belongs to them or is connected with them
Could you move your car?
Is that your brother over there?
Don't worry. It's not your fault.
Be aware of your own feelings.
2.) of or belonging to any person
If you are facing north, east is on your right.
3.) informal used when mentioning something that is a typical example of a particular type of thing
It was just your basic, ordinary hotel room - nothing special.
Your typical 60s pop group had three guitarists and a drummer.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • your — [ weak jə, strong jur, strong jɔr ] determiner *** Your is a possessive determiner (followed by a noun), being a possessive form of you. 1. ) used for showing that something belongs to or is connected with the person or people you are talking or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Your — ([=u]r), pron. & a. [OE. your, [yogh]our, eowr, eower, AS. e[ o]wer, originally used as the gen. of ge, g[=e], ye; akin to OFries. iuwer your, OS. iuwar, D. uw, OHG. iuw[=e]r, G. euer, Icel. y[eth]ar, Goth. izwara, izwar, and E. you. [root]189.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • your — [yoor; ] often [ yôr] possessive pronominal adj. [ME your, eower < OE eower, gen. of ge, ye: see YOU] 1. of, belonging to, made by, or done by you: also used before some formal titles [Your Honor, Your Majesty] 2. Informal the: used to… …   English World dictionary

  • your — O.E. eower, genitive of ge ye (see YE (Cf. ye)), from P.Gmc. base of YOU (Cf. you). Cf. O.S. iuwar, O.Fris. iuwer, O.N. yðvarr, O.H.G. iuwer, Ger. euer, Goth. izwar your …   Etymology dictionary

  • your — ► POSSESSIVE DETERMINER 1) belonging to or associated with the person or people that the speaker is addressing. 2) belonging to or associated with any person in general. 3) (Your) used when addressing the holder of certain titles. ORIGIN Old… …   English terms dictionary

  • your — [[t]jɔː(r), jʊə(r)[/t]] ♦ (Your is the second person possessive determiner. Your can refer to one or more people.) 1) DET POSS A speaker or writer uses your to indicate that something belongs or relates to the person or people that they are… …   English dictionary

  • your —    Used vocatively as a replacement for ‘you’ in a number of titles or mock titles, such as: Your Eminence, Your Grace, Your Majesty, Your royal Highness, Your Honour, Your Worship, Your Reverence, Your Lordship, Your Ladyship, Your High and… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • your */*/*/ — strong UK [jɔː(r)] / US [jʊr] / US [jɔr] weak UK [jə(r)] / US [jər] determiner Summary: Your is a possessive determiner (followed by a noun), being a possessive form of you. 1) used for showing that something belongs to or is connected with the… …   English dictionary

  • Your 64 — Infobox Magazine title = Your 64 | image size = 200px | image caption = Your 64 #1, APR / MAY 1984 editor = Bruce Sawford frequency = bi monthly circulation = 38,012 (circa 1985) category = Computer magazine company = Sportscene Specialist Press… …   Wikipedia

  • your — strong /jO:r/ determiner 1 belonging to or connected with the person or people someone is speaking to: Could you move your car? | That s your problem. | You must all come and bring your husbands. | It s your own fault if you ve lost them. 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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