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theirs Syllabification: theirs
Pronunciation: /T͟Herz/

Definition of theirs in English:

possessive pronoun

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with two or more people or things previously mentioned: they think everything is theirs a favorite game of theirs
More example sentences
  • This makes a certain amount of sense, as theirs is the only network that can do this.
  • They even speak our language; or it might be more accurate to say, we speak theirs.
  • Scorsese's film of course centres around these people, but it is his film, not theirs.


Middle English: from their + -'s1.

Words that rhyme with theirs

backstairs, chargés d'affaires, downstairs, Pears, unawares, understairs, upstairs
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