Pronunciation: (shē),[key] —pron., sing. nom.she, —poss.her or hers, —obj.her; —pl. nom.they, —poss.their or theirs, —obj.them; —n., pl.shes.
—pron. 1. the female person or animal being discussed or last mentioned; that female.
2. the woman: She who listens learns. 3. anything considered, as by personification, to be feminine: spring, with all the memories she conjures up.
—n. 1. a female person or animal.
2. an object or device considered as female or feminine.
Pronunciation: (shē'ur-hē', shē'hē'),[key] —pron. she or he: used as an orthographic device to avoid he when the sex of the antecedent is unknown or irrelevant. Cf. she/he.