Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Used as a modifier before a noun: her boots; her accomplishments.
  • pro. Used as the direct object of a verb: They saw her at the conference.
  • pro. Used as the indirect object of a verb: They gave her a round of applause.
  • pro. Used as the object of a preposition: This letter is addressed to her.
  • pro. Informal Used as a predicate nominative: It's her.
  • pro. Nonstandard Used reflexively as the indirect object of a verb: She got her a new job. See Note at me.
  • n. A female: The dog is a her. See Usage Notes at be, I1.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • pro. Belonging to her.
  • pro. The form of she used after a preposition or as the object of a verb; that woman, that ship, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prep. The form of the objective and the possessive case of the personal pronoun she.
  • prep. Of them; their.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See under he.
  • An abbreviation of heraldry.

Etymologies

Middle English, from Old English hire.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Proto-Germanic *hezōi. Cognate with Dutch haar, Middle Low German er(e) and North Frisian hör. (Wiktionary)

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