mine

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Pronunciation[change]

Pronoun[change]

Pronoun
mine

  1. (possessive) If something is mine, it belongs to me.
    Give that back to me! It's mine!


Singular Plural
Subject Object Possessive 1 Possessive 2 Reflexive Subject Object Possessive 1 Possessive 2 Reflexive
First I me my mine myself we us our ours ourselves
Second you you your yours yourself you you your yours yourselves
Third Feminine she her her hers herself they them their theirs themselves
Masculine he him his his himself
Impersonal it it its its itself

Noun[change]

Singular
mine

Plural
mines

An ore mine
An underwater mine
  1. (countable) A mine is a large hole in the ground from which rocks and minerals are taken.
  2. (countable) (military) A mine is a device that explodes when it is touched, or when a ship, vehicle, or person comes close to it.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
mine

Third-person singular
mines

Past tense
mined

Past participle
mined

Present participle
mining

  1. (transitive) If you mine rocks or minerals, you dig them out of the ground.
  2. (transitive) If you mine an area, you dig a mine there.
  3. (transitive) If you mine an area, you put exploding mines there.
    The soldiers mined the field to help kill their enemies.