- of, belonging to, or associated with you: your nose, your house, your first taste of freedom
- 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
- informal used to indicate all things or people of a certain type: your part-time worker is a problem
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
- 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.
- (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.
- (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.
- 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.
- (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.
Old English ēower (genitive of gē ye1);
cognate with German euer