hers


Also found in: Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.

hers

 (hûrz)
pron. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Used to indicate the one or ones belonging to her: If you can't find your hat, take hers.

[Middle English hires, hirs : hire, her; see her + -es, possessive suff.; see -'s.]

hers

(hɜːz)
pron
1. something or someone belonging to or associated with her: hers is the nicest dress; that cat is hers.
2. of hers belonging to or associated with her
[C14 hires; see her]

hers

(hɜrz)

pron.
1. a form of the possessive case of she used as a predicate adjective: The red umbrella is hers. Are you a friend of hers?
2. that or those belonging to her: Hers is the biggest garden on our street.
[1300–50; Middle English hirs=hire her + -s ' s1]
Translations
خَاصَّتُهَالها، خاصتها
její
hendes
(el) suyo(la) suya(las) suyas (de ella)(los) suyosde ella
hänen
njezin
hennar
彼女のもの
그 여자 것
hennes
ของหล่อน
thứ của cô ấy

hers

[hɜːz] POSS PRON (referring to singular possession) → (el/la) suyo/a; (referring to plural possession) → (los/las) suyos/as
this car is herseste coche es suyo or de ella
is that car hers?¿es suyo or de ella ese coche?
"whose is this?" - "it's hers"-¿de quién es esto? -es de ella
a friend of hersun amigo suyo
my car is much bigger than hersmi coche es mucho más grande que el suyo or el de ella
"is this HER coat?" - "no, hers is black"-¿es éste su abrigo? -no, el suyo or el de ella es negro
"is this HER scarf?" - "no, hers is red"-¿es ésta su bufanda? -no la suya or la de ella es roja
my parents and hersmis padres y los suyos or los de ella

hers

[ˈhɜːrz] pronle sien(la sienne), les siens (les siennes)pl
Is this her coat? - No, hers is black → C'est son manteau? - Non, le sien est noir.
Is this her car? - No, hers is white → C'est sa voiture? - Non, la sienne est blanche.
my parents and hers → mes parents et les siens
my reasons and hers → mes raisons et les siennes
Is this hers? → C'est à elle?
This book is hers → Ce livre est à elle.
Whose is this? - It's hers → C'est à qui? - À elle.
These are hers → Ce sont les siens., Ce sont les siennes.
She's a friend of hers → C'est une de ses amies.

hers

poss pronihre(r, s); hers (on towels etc) → sie ? also mine1

hers

[hɜːz] poss pronil/la suo/a pli/le suoi/sue
a friend of hers → un suo amico
hers is red, mine is green → il suo è rosso, il mio è verde
this is hers → questo è (il) suo

her

(həː) pronoun
(used as the object of a verb or preposition) a female person or animal already spoken about. I'll ask my mother when I see her; He came with her.
adjective
belonging to such a person or animal. My mother bought the neighbour's car, so it's her car now; a cat and her kittens.
hers (həːz) pronoun
something which belongs to a female person or animal already spoken about. It's not your book – it's hers; Hers is on that shelf.
herˈself pronoun
1. used as the object of a verb or preposition when a female person or animal is the object of an action she performs. The cat licked herself; She looked at herself in the mirror.
2. used to emphasize she, ~her, or the name of a female person or animal. She herself played no part in this; Mary answered the letter herself.
3. without help etc. She did it all by herself.

hers

خَاصَّتُهَا její hendes ihr δικός της suyo hänen le sien njezin il suo 彼女のもの 그 여자 것 van haar hennes jej dela ее hennes ของหล่อน onunki thứ của cô ấy 她的
References in classic literature ?
It extended on into infinity, and through its golden depths his soul went questing after hers.
Had it been a woman rival, another girl, knowledge and light and sight would have been hers.
Prince Andrew went again to his wife and sat waiting in the room next to hers.
The woman who sat in front of me was the woman whom I had met so strangely that day on that solitary moorland, and whom in prophecy still more strange my soul had declared to be, "now and for ever and before all worlds the woman God had created for me, and that unless I could be hers and she mine, there could be no home, no peace, for either of us so long as we lived--" and now so strangely met again.
Without a word on hers, she looked where I pointed, and read the news of Michael Vanstone's death.
He was now esteemed quite worthy to address the daughter of a foolish, spendthrift baronet, who had not had principle or sense enough to maintain himself in the situation in which Providence had placed him, and who could give his daughter at present but a small part of the share of ten thousand pounds which must be hers hereafter.
He slipped an arm through hers, as Eady had done, and fancied it was faintly pressed against her side.
He spoke gentle, friendly words, and she answered him in a voice that seemed hers and yet another's.
Bert was very possessive with Mary, almost roughly so, resting his hand on hers, catching and holding it, and, once, forcibly slipping off her two rings and refusing to return them for a long while.
I thought, once, I would have stayed there: when I saw her face again - it is hers yet
said Alice, and she told her sister, as well as she could remember them, all these strange Adventures of hers that you have just been reading about; and when she had finished, her sister kissed her, and said, `It WAS a curious dream, dear, certainly: but now run in to your tea; it's getting late.
Why had he come obtruding his life into hers, hers that might have been whole enough without him?