Term: Possessive Pronoun

Definition:

Mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, theirs are the possessive pronouns used to substitute a noun and to show possession or ownership.

EG. This is your disk and that's mine. (Mine substitutes the word disk and shows that it belongs to me.)


 

See Also: Reflexive Pronoun; Possessive Adjective; Demonstrative Adjective; Negative Pronoun; Reciprocal Pronoun

Category: Pronouns