Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Used as a modifier before a noun.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The possessive case of the neuter pronoun it. See it, 1 , and he I., C .

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Possessive form of the pronoun it. See it.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • pronoun rare The one (or ones) belonging to it.
  • pronoun Its is even rarer in double possessive constructions.
  • noun Plural form of it.

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of it's : it + –'s.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From it +‎ 's.

Examples

  • HIYYYOOOOOOOOOO!...enjoy the snow and dont forget to dab on some Sex Panther..its made from bits of real panther, so you know its good. idiocracyisprophecy

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  • I'm not sure the second screen would offer enough extra value..its like it can't decide if its a tablet or an ereader.

    CES 2010 E-Reader Roundup

  • Thinkofwhy…there is power in NUMBERS..and we have them out numbered…all its going to take are some cases with a high profile..a congressman/ or woman, a few actors etc… and things are going to change real soon..its already started, like a big boulder of truth going down hill..we MUST do our part and spread the word.

    Part 7 – Rick Simpson’s CRUSH CANCER WITH HEMP AND TRUTH – Free Internet Seminar | TECHNOLOGY NEWS

  • Intuit's recent announcement of its intention to acquire Mint, the largest of the free online personal-finance services, portends good things for consumers -- if the company can combine what's best about Mint and  its own free online product, Quicken Online.

    Mint + Quicken Online = The best of both?

  • But, when its your only daughter..its still scary.

    Today in Fantasy: April 8, 2009

  • But, when its your only daughter..its still scary.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Maybe I just have too much time on my hands today..its either surf the net or go outside and do some yard work while its almost 90 degrees..well this is fall for you in Arizona unfortunatly...

    Animal Planet: Of Luck and Lucky Sweaters

  • November 21, 2008 at 2:09 pm well….i know this is going to sound really gay but mr hyde and doctor jekill is like…one of my favorite books and im deeply angry that this isnt in it. its na old movie…but..its so great…really…why cant you edit the list and take out friday night lights and put in mr hyde and dr jekill?

    Top 100 Movies Based On Books | The Movie Blog

  • This is why it is utterly pointless for the BBC to go to all the trouble of wrapping DRM around its content - note, *its* content, not other people's - and inconveniencing most of the online world in the process:

    They Play iPlayer Content - Without the DRM

  • This is why it is utterly pointless for the BBC to go to all the trouble of wrapping DRM around its content - note, *its* content, not other people's - and inconveniencing most of the online world in the process:

    Archive 2007-07-01

Comments

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  • *Amazingly*, this word is not interchangeable with it's.

    April 3, 2009

  • Its not?

    April 4, 2009

  • 'tisn't

    April 4, 2009

  • A newcomer to the pronoun system, only arising around 1600. It does not occur in the Authorized Version of the Bible, for example, which continues to use the transitional form thereof.

    July 2, 2010