You

Determiner

  • Used before epithets for emphasis.

    "You idiot!"

  • The individual or group spoken or written to.

    "Have you gentlemen come to see the lady who fell backwards off a bus?"

Pronoun

  • (object pronoun) The people spoken, or written to, as an object. [from 9th c.]
  • (subject pronoun) The people spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Replacing ye.) [from 14th c.]

    "Both of you should get ready now."

  • (indefinite personal pronoun) Anyone, one; an unspecified individual or group of individuals (as subject or object). [from 16th c.]
  • (object pronoun) The person spoken to or written to, as an object. (Replacing thee; originally as a mark of respect.) [from 13th c.]
  • (subject pronoun) The person spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Originally as a mark of respect.) [from 15th c.]
  • (reflexive, now US colloquial) (To) yourselves, (to) yourself. [from 9th c.]
  • (subject pronoun) The people spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Replacing ye.) [from 14th c.]

    "You are all supposed to do as I tell you."

Verb

  • (transitive) To address (a person) using the pronoun you, rather than thou.

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