WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
your /yʊr, yɔr, unstressed yɚ/USA pronunciation   pron. 
  1. the form of the pronoun youthat is used to mean possessed or owned by you;
    of or relating to you;
    belonging to you, and is used before a noun:I like your idea. The library is on your left.
  2. (used to indicate all members of a group, occupation, etc., or things in a general way): some, any, or one:It's just your average weekday.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
your  (yŏŏr, yôr, yōr; unstressed yər),USA pronunciation pron. 
  1. (a form of the possessive case of  you used as an attributive adjective):Your jacket is in that closet. I like your idea.Cf.  yours. 
  2. one's (used to indicate that one belonging to oneself or to any person):The consulate is your best source of information. As you go down the hill, the library is on your left.
  3. (used informally to indicate all members of a group, occupation, etc., or things of a particular type):Take your factory worker, for instance. Your power brakes don't need that much servicing.
  • bef. 900; Middle English; Old English ēower (genitive of ye1); cognate with German euer
    See  me. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

your /jɔː; jʊə; (unstressed) / determiner
  1. of, belonging to, or associated with you: your nose, your house, your first taste of freedom
  2. belonging to or associated with an unspecified person or people in general: the path is on your left heading north, this lotion is for your head only
  3. informal used to indicate all things or people of a certain type: your part-time worker is a problem
Etymology: Old English eower, genitive of ye1; related to Old Frisian jūwe, Old Saxon euwa, Old High German iuwēr



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