from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- pro. Used to indicate the one or ones belonging to you: The larger boots are yours. If I can't find my book, I'll take yours.
- pro. Used often with an adverbial modifier in the complimentary close of a letter: Sincerely yours.
- idiom yours truly I, myself, or me: "Let me talk about a typical day in the life of yours truly” ( Robert A. Spivey).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- pro. That which belongs to you (singular); the possessive second person singular pronoun used without a following noun.
- pro. That which belongs to you (plural); the possessive second person plural pronoun used without a following noun.
- pro. Written at the end of a letter, before the signature.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- pro. See the Note under your.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That which belongs or those which belong to you: the possessive used without a following noun.
- [Yours is sometimes used in specific senses without reference to a noun previously mentioned: Your property.
- The persons belonging to you; your friends or relatives.
- Your letter: as, yours of the 16th inst. is at hand.
- Abbreviated yrs.
Your vote is sacred Kali Star, it is * yours* and yours alone, your voice, your right and your might.
Hell the way I feel this moment . how I really look at anything and feel scorned how just an email prior to yours I believed him so faith fully and the one that came right after yours
"For our possessions are in heaven; therefore, sons of men, purchase unto yourselves by these transitory things which are not yours, _what is yours_, and shall not pass away."
_Yours; Yours truly; Truly yours; Yours respectfully; Very respectfully yours_, etc.
Yours truly; Truly yours; Yours respectfully; Very respectfully yours_, etc. In official letters use _I have the honor to be, Sir, your obedient servant; Very respectfully, your most obedient servant_.
_Mine, ours, yours, thine, hers_, and _theirs_ are used when the name of the thing possessed is omitted; as, This rose is _yours_ = This rose is
And remember that I am unchangeably yours, yours not with selfish wishes, but with a devotion that excludes such wishes.
I will be yours, she murmured; yours and none others till death.
They are yours to drive upon whatever path you choose to set their feet, _yours_, O
"My triumph over your enemies is yours -- _yours_!
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