our

See also: 'our and -our

English

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Etymology

From Middle English oure, from Old English ūre, ūser (our), from Proto-Germanic *unseraz (of us, our), from Proto-Indo-European *n̥-s-ero- (our). Cognate with West Frisian ús (our), Low German uns (our), Dutch onze (our), German unser (our), Danish vor (our), Norwegian vår (our), and more distantly Latin noster.

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Determiner

our

  1. Belonging to us.
    • 2008, Mike Knudson & Steve Wilkinson, Raymond and Graham Rule the School
      Paying no attention to Lizzy, Mrs. Gibson began calling out our names in alphabetical order.
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  2. Of, from, or belonging to the nation, region, or language of the speaker.
  3. (Northern England, Scotland) Used before a person's name to indicate that the person is in one's family, or is a very close friend.
    I'm going to see our Terry for tea.

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  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter, Vallader) ur

Etymology

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Noun

our m (plural ours)

  1. (Surmiran) edge, margins