Word of the Day: You


you / yo͞o


1. used to refer to any person in general; one

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803- 1882

2. used to refer to the person or people that the speaker is addressing

It only takes one person to change your life — you.

Ruth Casey

3. (archaic, dialectal) yourself, yourselves

Speak kindly or refrain you from talking.

Algerian Proverb


1. something that resembles or is associated with the person being addressed

“You look beautiful by the way…but that dress isn’t you.”

www.fanfiction.net/s/10373638/1/Everything-is-Perfect-Now, accessed March 2, 2023

2. the basic character or disposition of the person being addressed

Make up your mind to leave the past and the old you behind. Focus on giving birth to a new you….the real you.

Les Brown, 1945 –