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Hes vs. His

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Hes

A male person or animal. Sometimes used in combination
Is the cat a he? We saw a he-goat cross the road.
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His

Used as a modifier before a noun
His boots.
His plans.
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Hes

The fifth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
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His

Belonging to him.
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Hes

Alternative form of hiswhen pronounced as he's; belonging to him.
That's hes house over there.
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His

Belonging to a person of unspecified gender.
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Hes

Alternative form of hiswhen pronounced as he's; that that belongs to him.
The idea was hes not mine.
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His

(obsolete) Its; belonging to it. (Now only when implying personification.)
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Hes

(nonstandard) has
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His

(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.
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His

That which belongs to him; the possessive case of he, used without a following noun.
The decision was his to live with.
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His

Alternative spelling of His
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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?
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His

The possessive of he; as, the book is his.
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