Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “your”

your

determiner uk   strong /jɔːr/ us    /jʊr/ weak /r/  //

your determiner (PERSON/PEOPLE ADDRESSED)

A1 belonging or relating to the person or group of people being spoken or written to: Is this your bag? It's not your fault. Your mother is driving me crazy. What's your problem?

your determiner (PEOPLE GENERALLY)

B1 belonging or relating to people generally: Of course you want the best for your children. Garlic is good for your blood. informal said before a typical example of something is given: This isn't your usual science-fiction novel, but then Brinkworth isn't exactly your typical author.
(Definition of your from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of your?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “your” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

initial

of or at the beginning

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More