its - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
determiner 

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/ɪts/
Its is the possessive form of it.
  1. 1
    belonging or relating to a thing, idea, place, animal etc when it has already been mentioned or when it is obvious which one you are referring to

    The chair lay on its side.

    We were eager to see Las Vegas and all its many attractions.

    The bull had a ring through its nose.

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  2. 2
    belonging or relating to a baby or very young child when it has been mentioned or when it is obvious which one you are referring to

    The child was calling for its mother.

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