theirs


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theirs

 (thârz)
pron. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
1. Used to indicate the one or ones belonging to them: The red house is theirs. If your car doesn't start, take theirs.
2. Usage Problem His or hers: brought his own lunch and expected everybody else to bring theirs. See Usage Notes at he1, they.

[Middle English, from their, their; see their.]

theirs

(ðɛəz)
pron
1. something or someone belonging to or associated in some way with them: theirs is difficult.
2. not standard something or someone belonging to or associated in some way with an indefinite antecedent such as one, whoever, or anybody: everyone thinks theirs is best.
3. of theirs belonging to or associated with them

theirs

(ðɛərz)

pron.
1. a form of the possessive case of they used as a predicate adjective, after a noun or without a noun: Are you a friend of theirs? It is theirs.
2. (used after an indefinite singular antecedent in place of the definite form his or hers): I have my book; does everyone else have theirs?
3. that which belongs to them: Theirs is the white house.
[1150–1200]
Translations
jejich
deres
de ellossuyo(el) suyo(la) suya(las) suyas
heidän
njihov
övé: övé k
òeirra
彼らのもの
그들의 것
njihov
dess
ของเขาทั้งหลาย
của họ

theirs

[ðɛəz] POSS PRON (referring to singular possession) → (el/la) suyo/a; (referring to plural possession) → (los/las) suyos/as
it's not our car, it's theirsno es nuestro coche, es suyo or es de ellos
the suitcase is theirsla maleta es suya or es de ellos
"whose is this?" - "it's theirs"-¿de quién es esto? -es suyo or de ellos
theirs is a happy homeel suyo es un hogar feliz
Isobel is a friend of theirsIsobel es amiga suya
"is this their house?" - "no, theirs is white"-¿es ésta su casa? -no, la suya or la de ellos es blanca
my parents and theirsmis padres y los suyos

theirs

[ˈðɛərz] pron
(= of them or belonging to them) → le leur (la)m/fles leurs pl
It's not our garage, it's theirs → Ce n'est pas notre garage, c'est le leur.
It's not our car, it's theirs → Ce n'est pas notre voiture, c'est la leur.
They're not our ideas, they're theirs → Ce ne sont pas nos idées, ce sont les leurs.
"Whose is this?" - "It's theirs."
BUT "C'est à qui?" - "À eux.".
This car is theirs
BUT Cette voiture est à eux.
Theirs had been a very happy marriage
BUT Le mariage qui les unissait avait été profondément heureux.
a friend of theirs → un de leurs amis
(= his or hers) → le sien (la)(ne)m/fles siens (siennes)pl
I don't know whose handkerchief it is. Somebody must have left theirs → Je ne sais pas à qui est ce mouchoir. Quelqu'un doit avoir laissé le sien.

theirs

poss pron
ihre(r, s); theirs is not to reason whyes ist nicht an ihnen zu fragen; theirs is the Kingdom of Heavenihrer ist das Himmelreich
(inf: = belonging to him or her) → seine(r, s) ? also mine1 POSS PRON

theirs

[ðɛəz] poss pronil/la loro, i/le loro pl
this car is theirs → questa macchina è loro
a friend of theirs → un loro amico

their

(ðeə) adjective
1. belonging to them. This is their car; Take a note of their names and addresses.
2. used instead of his, ~his or her etc where a person of unknown sex or people of both sexes are referred to. Everyone should buy his own ticket.
theirs (ðeəz) pronoun
a person, thing etc belonging to them. The child is theirs; a friend of theirs (= one of their friends).

theirs

مِلْكُهُم jejich deres ihrer δικός τους suyo heidän le leur njihov il loro 彼らのもの 그들의 것 van hen deres ich seu их dess ของเขาทั้งหลาย onlarınki của họ 他们的
References in classic literature ?
But my blood is related to theirs; and I want withal to see my blood honoured in theirs.
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.
For behind any wish of theirs was power to enforce that wish, power that hurt, power that expressed itself in clouts and clubs, in flying stones and stinging lashes of whips.
Her friends promised to send her work, and took care to recommend her to all theirs.
It was no affair of theirs that the enigmatical white men should be out trying to kill each other, and whatever interest in the proceedings might be theirs they were careful to conceal it from Sheldon.
Tartar had quarters of its own assigned to it: his maps and charts had their quarters; his books had theirs; his brushes had theirs; his boots had theirs; his clothes had theirs; his case- bottles had theirs; his telescopes and other instruments had theirs.
Besides, it had been diligently whispered around that it was curious--indeed, VERY curious--that that wonderful knife of theirs did not turn up--IF it was so valuable, or IF it had ever existed.
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
As for exchanging the children of the artificers and husbandmen with those of the military, and theirs reciprocally with these, it will occasion great confusion in whatever manner it shall be done; for of necessity, those who carry the children must know from whom they took and to whom they gave them; and by this means those evils which I have already mentioned will necessarily be the more likely to happen, as blows, incestuous love, murders, and the like; for those who are given from their own parents to other citizens, the military, for instance, will not call them brothers, sons, fathers, or mothers.
Some time after, asking a friend at court how they came to fix on that determinate number, he told me that his majesty's mathematicians, having taken the height of my body by the help of a quadrant, and finding it to exceed theirs in the proportion of twelve to one, they concluded from the similarity of their bodies, that mine must contain at least 1724 of theirs, and consequently would require as much food as was necessary to support that number of Lilliputians.
The opinion is the world's, truly, but it may be called theirs as a man would call a book his, having bought it; he did not write the book, but it is his; they did not originate the opinion, but it is theirs.
Elsewhere match that bloom of theirs, ye cannot, save in Salem, where they tell me the young girls breathe such musk, their sailor sweethearts smell them miles off shore, as though they were drawing nigh the odorous Moluccas instead of the Puritanic sands.