Words nearby ours
Definition for ours (2 of 3)
plural pronoun, possessive our or ours, objective us.
Origin of we
Definition for ours (3 of 3)
pronoun, nominative I, possessive my or mine, objective me; plural nominative we, possessive our or ours, objective us.
noun, plural I's.
Origin of I
usage note for I
Examples from the Web for ours
In this world of ours, some melodies are just more beautiful than others.
And all kinds of friends of ours have raised money for Mary Landrieu to support her as a candidate.Hillary Praises Fracking, Stays Silent on Keystone|David Freedlander|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And in a culture as paranoid as ours, we freak out about them all the time.Valerie Jarrett, Obama Consigliere—and Democracy Killer|James Poulos|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Font, logo, edge finish, surface finish … everything is different from ours,” said Sung Hwang, the general manager.
In a society as race-crazy as ours, this sort of news is equal parts shocking and unsurprising.Ex-NFL Linebacker: We Talk Around Race, Not About It|Carl Banks|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their cement for coating walls is like ours; the stucco flat coloured, and the colours mixed with the plaster before laying on.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art|G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
To repeat: Our intellect is not ours, it does not belong to man, but it together with man belongs to the universe.The Positive Outcome of Philosophy|Joseph Dietzgen
But you must remember that their sheep weigh less than ours, and I like to see a man make a hearty dinner.Dariel|R. D. Blackmore
Still I doubt if they get half the enjoyment from their acquisitions that we do who have to save and plan for ours.'Atlantic Classics|Various
I should judge it to be worth one hundred dollars, so there is evidently "cheating in all trades but ours."Practical Graining|William E. (William Edmund) Wall
British Dictionary definitions for ours (1 of 6)
British Dictionary definitions for ours (2 of 6)
noun plural i's, I's or Is
- something shaped like an I
- (in combination)an I-beam
British Dictionary definitions for ours (3 of 6)
British Dictionary definitions for ours (4 of 6)
- when used by editors or other writers, and formerly by monarchs, a formal word for I 1
- (as noun)he uses the royal we in his pompous moods
Word Origin for we
British Dictionary definitions for ours (5 of 6)
Word Origin for I
British Dictionary definitions for ours (6 of 6)
Word Origin for I
Medical definitions for ours
Scientific definitions for ours (1 of 2)
Scientific definitions for ours (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with ours
see dot the i's and cross the t's.