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synonyms for yours

  • owned
  • mine
  • endemic
  • hers
  • his
  • individual
  • inherent
  • intrinsic
  • its
  • particular
  • peculiar
  • personal
  • private
  • resident
  • theirs
  • very own
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is another word for yours?

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

your

Sometimes you can reword what you’re saying to use your instead of yours. For example, instead of saying I think this seat is yours, you could say I think this is your seat.

your own

The phrase your own is sometimes used as another way of saying yours. Instead of saying Please use yours, you could say Please use your own. 

urs

The form urs is sometimes used as a substitute for yours in very informal communications, such as text messages or online posts, as in i have mine but where’s urs?

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How to use yours in a sentence

Whatever you do, don't write a word to that Carr friend of yours; he's as sharp as a two-edged sword.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
“A hopeful family yours, Mr. Trotter,” said Perker, sealing a letter which he had just finished writing.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
I shall soon depart, and practise no more; and my time will become my own—still my own, by no means yours.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
I've got a writ here, Baptiste, and will be glad to have you tell me where this stuff of yours is so I can go and get it.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
So you have lost that frozen heart of yours at last, and after such boasting, too!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
"I suppose you met all sorts of interesting Johnnies in that beloved San Francisco of yours," he said, abruptly.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Nor would it be just for you to forgive him because another son of yours was willing to be punished in his stead.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
"That's a cross dog of yours," cried the woman, kicking at Pincher, with her heavy nailed boots.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
"Thank you, Dr. Weirmarsh, but I cannot see that my private affairs are any concern of yours," she replied with some hauteur.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
"I am a very sincere friend of your stepfather, and I hope a sincere friend of yours also," he said with perfect coolness.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
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WORDS RELATED TO YOURS

  • endemic
  • hers
  • his
  • individual
  • inherent
  • intrinsic
  • its
  • mine
  • owned
  • particular
  • peculiar
  • personal
  • private
  • resident
  • theirs
  • very own
  • yours
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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