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Him vs. His — What's the Difference?

Him vs. His — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Him and His

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Him

A male
The dog is a him.
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His

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

A masculine pronoun; he as a grammatical object.
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His

Belonging to him.
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Him

With dative effect or as an indirect object.
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His

Belonging to a person of unspecified gender.
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Him

Following a preposition.
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His

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

With accusative effect or as a direct object.
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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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Him

Used reflexively: (to) himself.
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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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Him

With nominative effect: he, especially as a predicate after be, or following a preposition.
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His

Alternative spelling of His
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Him

Alternative case form of Him
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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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Him

(informal) A male person or animal.
I think this bird is a him, but it may be a her.
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His

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

Them. See Hem.
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Him

The objective case of he. See He.
Him that is weak in the faith receive.
Friends who have given him the most sympathy.
I never saw but Humphrey, duke of Gloster,Did bear him like a noble gentleman.
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