[ð_ˈeə_z], [ðˈe͡əz], [ðˈe‍əz]

Definitions of theirs:

  1.   Poss. of THEY.
  2.   pron. Of them.
  3.   The form of the possessive their used alone without a following noun.
  4.   Possessive of They.
  5.   Possessive case of THEY.

Quotes for theirs:

  1. Children... are our legacy. Our responsibility. They are our destiny and we are theirs The extent to which we fail as parents, we fail as God's children. – Dirk Benedict
  2. Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained. – William Blake
  3. 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
  4. There used to be this country called the Soviet Union; it's not there anymore. Our technology was better than theirs – Tom Clancy
  5. Build your reputation by helping other people build theirs – Anthony J. D'Angelo
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Professional men, they have no cares; whatever happens, they get theirs – Ogden Nash
  10. I explained that we would like to adjust our position on the Syrian question to theirs as, in our view, they are the decisive factor in our relations with our neighbors, and Syria is unimportant. – Moshe Sharett
  11. I see myself as a citizen of the planet. Even as a child, I always found it mindless to root for your own team. I was puzzled by the fact that people said their own team was better than other teams simply because it was theirs – Wallace Shawn
  12. Whatever things may have been in their origin, they are what they are, both in themselves and in regard to their indications respecting other beings or influences the existence of which may be implied in theirs – Goldwin Smith
  13. I think the point about ActionAid is what it's asking people to do is engage with poor people in developing countries and understand what their lives are like and understand how the way we live our lives impacts on theirs – Emma Thompson
  14. For those of you who don't understand Reaganomics, it's based on the principle that the rich and the poor will get the same amount of ice. In Reaganomics, however, the poor get all of theirs in winter. – Mo Udall

Usage examples for theirs:

  1. 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
  2. It was the Church of England itself to Dolly and George Vanborough in those early church- going days of theirs – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  3. “ No father could claim the gratitude of his child so completely as I should deserve theirs – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  4. “ " You may well be," said a third voice, as another step joined theirs – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  5. “ 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
  6. As we watched the coming and going of the vessels we thought of the many experiences that must have been theirs – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  7. But Malcolm was interested after a different fashion from theirs – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  8. Her own danger was well- nigh forgotten in theirs – Elsie at Nantucket by Martha Finley
  9. “ I had your life to think of- And theirs – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. You must spare them- spare the Rangars- spare every man on this hill, and theirs and all they have!" ” – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  13. What a life is theirs – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  14. 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
  15. And now she remembered vaguely that the neighbors had said how strange it was that her father's stock had not suffered as theirs had. ” – Openings in the Old Trail by Bret Harte
  16. Besides, I have a great desire to witness their proceedings at this temple of theirs – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
  17. 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
  18. But these men he had lived and suffered with, they all wanted to talk the next move over- not his, theirs all except the Boy, it seemed. ” – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  19. Theirs was a type that the caballeros and senoritas did not know. ” – Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  20. It was my fault, not theirs – The Captives by Hugh Walpole

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