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Definitions of Ours

  1.   See Note under Our.
  2.   See OUR.
  3.   Of I.
  4.   Possessive of WE.
  5.   Of we; when the noun is expressed, our is employed- as, our house; when no noun is expressed, ours is employed- as, that house is ours, that is, our house.
  6.   Of or pertaining to us; belonging to us; as, our country; our rights; our troops; our endeavors. See I.
  7.   Pertaining to us; ( possessive of we).

Quotes of Ours

  1. There are loads of countries that have nice written constitutions like ours But there aren't loads of countries where they're followed. – Stephen Breyer
  2. But ya have to make videos in the States. Usually ours just look too serious. We haven't got it together. – Evan Dando
  3. Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. – Lyndon B. Johnson
  4. The pains felt by Asian countries are our own pains. Disaster in Asia is nothing but ours as well. – Junichiro Koizumi
  5. Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours – John Locke
  6. It's not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours I can't tell my children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it, myself. – Joyce Maynard
  7. Friends, near or far, are important to us. All of ours have an awareness of other persons' feelings, a courtesy that's inevitable. When I find that consideration in a fan, I'm immediately impressed. – Kent McCord
  8. Once upon a time the world was sweeter than we knew. Everything was ours how happy we were then, but then once upon a time never comes again. – Johnny Mercer
  9. The growth of a company like ours tends to be a relatively steady because, like some of the other successful mixed signal companies, we have a wide range of products servicing a wide range of end applications. – David Milne
  10. Greek was very much a live language, and a language still unconscious of grammar, not, like ours dominated by definitions and trained upon dictionaries. – Gilbert Murray
  11. We're not going to meddle in the internal life of other peoples and other governments, because we don't want them meddling in ours – Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
  12. It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless; and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to show than a rainy Sunday in London. – Thomas de Quincey
  13. The universe may have a purpose, but nothing we know suggests that, if so, this purpose has any similarity to ours – Bertrand Russell
  14. Ours not to reason why, ours but to do and die. – Alfred Lord Tennyson
  15. All the powers in the universe are already ours It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark. – Swami Vivekananda

Usage examples for Ours

  1. “ " Then it is ours for the present, ours – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  2. If he come but in time the day is ours – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. This nice little old world of ours in the long run, is going right. ” – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  4. If you knew, if you could even dream of what may be done, of what one or two men have done in this quiet world of ours your very soul would shudder and faint within you. ” – The House of Souls by Arthur Machen
  5. But ye'll see that 'tis no affair of ours who have but to do the duty that we're ordered. ” – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  6. You've known me ever since I was a boy, and I've known you, and it's nobody's business but ours if we want to finish up together. ” – Julia The Apostate by Josephine Daskam
  7. If they take to lying like that, they'll all be ours – The First Distiller by Leo Tolstoy
  8. It has been as much comfort to the women as ours have been to us. ” – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  9. Ours has been happy. ” – Lotus Buds by Amy Carmichael
  10. The fault must be ours – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  11. Ours is such a little house- compared to Nancy's, Hugh. ” – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  12. Only a little longer, and the day is ours – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  13. Yes; 'cause I'd be ashamed to own I was alive if I'd let her take care of such a crowd as ours – The Princess and Joe Potter by James Otis
  14. “ " Yes, Walter," said his aunt, " I understand all that; and I must say that I feel a little anxious about your brother, though I know that he is in better hands than ours – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson
  15. Don't you see- 'Ours not to make reply,- ours but to do, or die. ” – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  16. “ " It isn't ours to give- yet," remarked her mother, a bit coldly. ” – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  17. The guns must be ours – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
  18. “ " Patty," said Miss Cordelia one day, " do you know that child of ours is seventeen?" ” – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  19. You can have one of ours in the morning. ” – A Girl of the Klondike by Victoria Cross
  20. Their experience is the same as ours – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes

Rhymes for Ours