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her Meaning, Definition & Usage

Her pronoun & adjective
Etymology
OE. hire, here, hir, hure, gen. and dat. sing., AS. hire, gen. and dat. sing. of héo she. from the same root as E. he. See He.
Definitions
  1. The form of the objective and the possessive case of the personal pronoun she; as, I saw her with her purse out. ✍ The possessive her takes the form hers when the noun with which in agrees is not given, but implied. "And what his fortune wanted, hers could mend." Dryden.
Her, Here pronoun plural (Also<
  • Her
  • Here
)
Etymology
OE. here, hire, AS. heora, hyra, gen. pl. of he. See He.
Definitions
  1. Of them; their. Obs. Piers Plowman.
    On here bare knees adown they fall. Chaucer.

Webster 1913