Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “its”

its

pronoun  /ɪts, əts/ us  
belonging to or connected with the thing or animal mentioned; the possessive form of it, used before a noun: The horse flicked its tail at the flies. The movie has its flaws, but it is interesting nevertheless.
(Definition of its from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of its?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “its” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

throw

to send something through the air with force, especially by a sudden movement of the arm

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More