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.
Her friends promised to send her work, and took care to recommend her to all theirs.
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.
He gave them the trail as a privilege indubitably theirs. When they walked, he got out of their way.
The rapidity of the Russian pursuit was just as destructive to our army as the flight of the French was to theirs. The only difference was that the Russian army moved voluntarily, with no such threat of destruction as hung over the French, and that the sick Frenchmen were left behind in enemy hands while the sick Russians left behind were among their own people.
The pang, the curse, with which they died, Had never passed away: I could not draw my eyes from theirs, Nor turn them up to pray.
Indeed, sir, there never was any misery like theirs."
My parents are this lord's vassals, lowly in origin, but so wealthy that if birth had conferred as much on them as fortune, they would have had nothing left to desire, nor should I have had reason to fear trouble like that in which I find myself now; for it may be that my ill fortune came of theirs in not having been nobly born.
His nerves carried messages more quickly than theirs; his mental processes, culminating in acts of will, were quicker than theirs; his muscles themselves, by some immediacy of chemistry, obeyed the messages of his will quicker than theirs.
Their cultivated fields; their constructed habitations; a space of ample sufficiency for their subsistence, and whatever they had annexed to themselves by personal labor, was undoubtedly, by the laws of nature, theirs.
Even the Cock-lane ghost had been laid only a round dozen of years, after rapping out its messages, as the spirits of this very year last past(supernaturally deficient in originality) rapped out theirs. Mere messages in the earthly order of events had lately come to the English Crown and People, from a congress of British subjects in America: which, strange to relate, have proved more important to the human race than any communications yet received through any of the chickens of the Cock-lane brood.