their Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "their" - Learner English Dictionary

See all translations

their

determiner
 
 
/ðeər/
OF A GROUP A1 belonging to or relating to a group of people, animals, or things that have already been talked about: It was their problem, not mine.Possessive forms
HIS/HER B1 used to refer to what belongs to or relates to a person when you want to avoid saying 'his' or 'her' or when you do not know if the person is male or female: Did this person give their name?Possessive forms
(Definition of their from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “their” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
dole

the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed

Word of the Day

They carried out an experiment: phrasal verbs in formal writing
They carried out an experiment: phrasal verbs in formal writing
by Liz Walter,
August 05, 2015
I have written previously about using phrasal verbs to avoid over-formal language, but what happens when you need to write in a formal style, for instance in an academic essay, a report, or a formal letter? Although we often think of phrasal verbs and other multi-word verbs as being rather informal, the

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More