- Homophone Note
|part of speech:
||a possessive form of they; of or belonging to those ones already mentioned.
Did you go to their wedding?They gave me their address.
||(informal) used to mean "his or her," especially when the person's gender is unknown or unimportant.
Somebody forgot their umbrella in the classroom.
The words their
, and the contraction they're
("they are"), all sound alike but have different meanings.