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

  • pro. Used to indicate the one or ones belonging to us: The original of the painting is ours. Their children are grown, but ours are still young.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • pro. That which belongs to us; the possessive case of we, used without a following noun.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See Note under our.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See our.


Middle English oures, from oure, our, from Old English ūre.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
our +‎ -'s (Wiktionary)



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