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her

1

[ hur; unstressed her, er ]

pronoun

  1. the objective case of she:

    We saw her this morning. Give this book to her.

  2. the possessive case of she (used as an attributive adjective): Compare hers.

    Her coat is the one on the chair. I'm sorry about her leaving.

  3. the dative case of she:

    I gave her the book.

  4. Informal. (used instead of the pronoun she in the predicate after the verb to be ):

    It's her. It isn't her.



noun

  1. Slang. a female:

    Is the new baby a her or a him?

her.

2

abbreviation for

  1. heraldic.
  2. heraldry.

her.

1

abbreviation for

  1. heraldic
  2. heraldry


her

2

/ hɜː; hə; ə /

pronoun

  1. refers to a female person or animal

    something odd about her

    he loves her

    they sold her a bag

    lucky her!

  2. refers to things personified as feminine or traditionally to ships and nations
  3. a dialect word for herself

    she needs to get her a better job

determiner

  1. of, belonging to, or associated with her

    her smoking annoys me

    her silly ideas

    her hair

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Usage

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Gender Note

See he 1, me.
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Word History and Origins

Origin of her1

before 900; Middle English her ( e ), Old English hire, genitive and dative of hēo she (feminine of he 1 )
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Word History and Origins

Origin of her1

Old English hire, genitive and dative of hēo she , feminine of hēo he 1; related to Old High German ira, Gothic izōs, Middle Dutch hare
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Example Sentences

Vladimir Putin endorses plan to tweet about Barneys models from bathroom of his/her choice.

The social media was quick to pick up the word and redefine it as “someone who fights for his/her individual rights.”

Or of dinners where the wealthiest friend picks up the check while everyone else looks at his/her sneakers.

Winner agrees to the use of his/her name and likeness in publicity without any additional compensation (except where prohibited).

Every president and governor needs time for his/her policies to take effect.

Ay, murmured the sick woman, relapsing into her former drowsy state, what about her?what aboutI know!

Wants to wear the boots just once, she says, to lay the ghost of this what's-her-name—Maria Modena.

Her virtues are merely milk-and-morality-her intelligence is pure spiritual whey.

After the fall of the Ramessidian kings, the priestly Dynasty of Her-hor does not appear to have made use of them very largely.

The morning is more modest than thy praises, What a thing does he make her?Arc.

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