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Meaning of its by Wiktionary Dictionary

its


    Alternative forms

    • it's ( obsolete or nonstandard )

    Etymology

    From it +‎ 's .

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ɪts/, X-SAMPA: /Its/
    • Rhymes: -ɪts
    • Homophone: it's

    Pronoun

    its possessive pronoun

    1. ( attributive ) Belonging to it. [from 16th c.]

    Pronoun

    its

    1. ( rare ) The one ( or ones ) belonging to it.
    2. Its is even rarer in double possessive constructions.

    Quotations

    Usage notes

    See also

    Anagrams

    • IST
    • sit
    • STI
    • 'tis, TIS

    'its

    By Wiktionary ( 2011/06/30 15:43 UTC Version )


    Noun

    'its

    1. Plural form of 'it .

    it's

    By Wiktionary ( 2012/03/26 15:16 UTC Version )

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ɪts/, SAMPA: /Its/
    • Rhymes: -ɪts
    • Homophone: its

    Etymology 1

    Contraction of ‘it is’ or ‘it has’ .

    短縮形

    it's

    1. It is .
      It’s too expensive .
      It’s coming right for us!
    2. It has .
      It’s been a long time since I’ve had cheesecake .
    3. ( colloquial ) there's, there is; there're, there are
      It's a fine line between love and hate .
      It's a package for you by the door .
    Usage notes
    Synonyms

    Etymology 2

    From it +‎ 's .

    Adjective

    it's

    1. ( now nonstandard ) Alternative form of its.

    Anagrams

    • IST sit, STI, 'tis, TIS



Definition of its by GCIDE Dictionary

its


  1. Its ( ĭts ), poss. pron. Possessive form of the pronoun it. See It.