See also: ones and -ones

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Etymology 1 edit

one +‎ -'s.

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Determiner edit


  1. Belonging to one.
Usage notes edit
  • Unlike most other possessive determiners (my, your etc., except for his and its), one’s has a word-final s, but unlike possessive pronouns (yours, hers, theirs), it is spelled with an apostrophe.
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Etymology 2 edit

Contraction of one is.

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Contraction edit


  1. Contraction of one is.
    This one's for you.

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