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See definition of mine on Dictionary.com
  • noundeposit, supply
  • verbdig up

synonyms for mine

  • field
  • pit
  • quarry
  • reserve
  • store
  • abundance
  • bed
  • bonanza
  • ditch
  • excavation
  • fount
  • fountain
  • fund
  • hoard
  • lode
  • shaft
  • source
  • spring
  • stock
  • treasury
  • trench
  • vein
  • wealth
  • well
  • wellspring
  • gold mine
  • treasure trove
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is a different word for mine?

We don’t traditionally think of the possessive word mine as having synonyms, but there are several situations in which it can replace—or be replaced with—another term.

my

Sometimes you can reword what you’re saying to use my instead of mine. For example, instead of saying This seat is mine, you could say This is my seat. 

Mine is also an archaic form of my. This was especially used before a word beginning with a vowel sound, as in mine eyes, or following a noun, as in I must do what is duty mine. 

my own 

The phrase my own is sometimes used as a more emphatic way of saying mine, as in The fault is my own.

ours

Instead of saying things like This house is mine and hers, we usually use the plural form ours, as in This house is ours.

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antonyms for mine

MOST RELEVANT
  • end
  • lack
  • result
  • bury
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How to use mine in a sentence

We know one thing—the men that killed Rutter are the ones that held us up, and got off with that money of mine.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
And it is small consolation to me to note that most people's minds seem to be no better done than mine.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
When a besieged city suspects a mine, do not the inhabitants dig underground, and meet their enemy at his work?
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The second cable quotes mine of last night wherein I ask leave to call for the East Lancs.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
And hence the reader can notice the fundamental difference between all other methods and mine.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Mine should be of pure steel; I have ordered her out of my consciousness these last weeks at the point of the bayonet.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
His ambition is a purely selfish one, while mine is distinctly benevolent.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
If your Majesty will accept mine, you will pardon me for being longer in the answer than was the question.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
So I made him come down with me to Englehart, that dear old country seat of my family in the Western shires which was now mine.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
He curved his hand round mine, and told me as long as I played right, his hand would not interfere with mine.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MINE

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  • explosive
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  • hydrogen bomb
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  • missile
  • nuclear bomb
  • projectile
  • rocket
  • shell
  • ticker
  • torpedo
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