Of or belonging to me; -- used always attributively; as, my body; my book; -- mine is used in the predicate; as, the book is mine. See Mine.
- Used as a modifier before a noun: my boots; my accomplishments.
- Used preceding various forms of polite, affectionate, or familiar address: My friend, you are so right.
- Used in various interjectional phrases: My word! My goodness!
- Used as an exclamation of surprise, pleasure, or dismay: Oh, my! What a tiring day!