His vs. Hes
By Muazma Batool — Published on April 25, 2023
Difference Between His and Hes
Used as a modifier before a noun
A male person or animal. Sometimes used in combination
Is the cat a he? We saw a he-goat cross the road.
Belonging to him.
The fifth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
Belonging to a person of unspecified gender.
alternative form of hiswhen pronounced as he's; belonging to him.
That's hes house over there.
(obsolete) Its; belonging to it. (Now only when implying personification.)
alternative form of hiswhen pronounced as he's; that that belongs to him.
The idea was hes not mine.
(archaic) Used as a genitive marker in place of ’s after a noun, especially a masculine noun ending in -s, to express the possessive case.
That which belongs to him; the possessive case of he, used without a following noun.
The decision was his to live with.
alternative spelling of His
Belonging or pertaining to him; - used as a pronominal adjective or adjective pronoun; as, tell John his papers are ready; formerly used also for its, but this use is now obsolete.
No comfortable star did lend his light.
Who can impress the forest, bid the treeUnfix his earth-bound root?
The possessive of he; as, the book is his.
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