theirs

[ð_ˈeə_z], [ðˈe͡əz], [ðˈe‍əz]

Definitions of theirs:

  1.   Poss. of THEY. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   pron. Of them. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   Possessive of They. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4.   The form of the possessive their used alone without a following noun. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for theirs:

  1. No one in the whole movie ever asks anyone, Did you write this letter' Part of the reason is that no one wants to hear that it isn't for them. As soon as they read it, they want it to be theirs – Kate Capshaw
  2. Build your reputation by helping other people build theirs – Anthony J. D'Angelo
  3. All roads indeed lead to Rome, but theirs also is a more mystical destination, some bourne of which no traveller knows the name, some city, they all seem to hint, even more eternal. – Richard Le Gallienne
  4. Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war- for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. I'd say we deserve ours more. – Joseph Heller
  5. If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs its just possible you haven't grasped the situation. – Rose Kennedy

Usage examples for theirs:

  1. Besides, I have a great desire to witness their proceedings at this temple of theirs – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. “ For, as hath been said before, it is the property of the true followers of Christ, to deny themselves, to hate themselves, to despise themselves, and to renounce all that is theirs for his sake. ” – True Christianity by Johann Arndt
  3. “ I had your life to think of- And theirs – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  4. “ " You may well be," said a third voice, as another step joined theirs – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  5. Yet I, too, surely had a home in an unknown somewhere, and these men were fighting for my home as well as theirs if I could not fight for a home of my own, I could fight for the homes of my friends. ” – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  6. Some of the girls had money, but those of us who were poor couldn't dress like them, and we hadn't well- kept hands like theirs – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  7. Our next man was better than theirs they said, and they were anxious that we should take our second best, to which our men would not agree. ” – The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope
  8. She wanted like anything to show them devotion and, most frightfully, to receive from them signs of devotion to her- to be able to feel she was theirs and they hers. ” – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  9. Her own danger was well- nigh forgotten in theirs – Elsie at Nantucket by Martha Finley
  10. Then, seeing that the matter was urgent and that it was a question of my life or theirs I came into action. ” – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard

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