Definition of “theirs” - English Dictionary

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“theirs” in British English

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theirspronoun

uk /ðeəz/ us /ðerz/

A2 the one(s) belonging to or connected with them:

Which children are theirs?
I think she's a relation of theirs.
Theirs is that little house with the big tree outside.

More examples

  • The Taylors had the same suitcase as us, and we accidentally picked up theirs.
  • I'd love a house like theirs - I'm so envious!
  • Our school uniform is much nicer than theirs, don't you think?
  • The neighbours have erected a huge fence between our house and theirs.
  • Your name was spelled correctly in the copy we gave to the printers, so the mistake was definitely theirs, not ours.

(Definition of “theirs” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“theirs” in American English

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theirspronoun [ pl ]

us /ðeərz/

belonging to them, or that which belongs to them:

Here’s my car. Where’s theirs?

(Definition of “theirs” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)