Definition of he's in English:

he's

Pronunciation: /hiːz//hɪz/

contraction

  • 1He is.

    ‘he's going to speak’
    • ‘Add to that all the fantastic records he's produced and you've got a major figure.’
    • ‘It isn't going to affect the price of a pint, Jack says, so he's not much interested.’
    • ‘He's a plumber and he's fixing the toilets and not in a Village People tribute act.’
    • ‘Happy as I am that Papa Bear is back on the screen, I don't want to know what he's up to just yet.’
    • ‘If he's not the man who wrote the plays you're going to know it in five minutes.’
    • ‘I'm very proud of him for how he's progressing, proud to tell people that he's my son.’
    • ‘If he's doing a good job, it does reflect the way they play, the way they operate.’
    • ‘In a teenage girl's magazine he's cited as a soft target for fans who are on a mission to snog a celebrity.’
    • ‘I have no idea what this song is about or what the hell he's singing but I love it.’
    • ‘Costner's been roundly criticised for his work for years, but here he's on top form.’
    • ‘Such is the regard in which he's held that there are sure to be lengthy queues.’
    • ‘Now I think he's saying that the only criteria for punishment should be how bad the crime was.’
    • ‘In a position to shun the cash bribes of big business, he's now impervious to their threats.’
    • ‘Not only is he friendly, trustworthy and a good English speaker, he's a top laugh too.’
    • ‘As a friend said, he's a stranger, someone most of us have never met, so why does it bother you so much?’
    • ‘For the first time during the conversation, he's beginning to sound a little irate.’
    • ‘He gets up from his desk for the first time, to escort me from the building, and he's about six foot six.’
    • ‘Deep down, he's a nice bloke, despite his best efforts to shield that fact from the world.’
    • ‘It could have been a player and in any case it doesn't matter because he's a human being trying to do his job.’
    • ‘There used to be a poet from Ayrshire who did that stuff, but he's long dead now.’
    1. 1.1He has.
      ‘he's given up his job’
      • ‘All the boys on the pitch today think he's given them their start in this team.’
      • ‘Now he's been learning to drive and picking up other new skills on the shopfloor.’
      • ‘He says he's become tired of Scottish newspapers sniping at each other in the media pages.’
      • ‘You cannot really question a coach when he's only been there four or five weeks.’
      • ‘Whatever Rael is, if he's to be believed, he's just ushered in a new era for mankind.’
      • ‘For somebody with a name and a reputation, it was a gamble to come here and give it everything he's got.’
      • ‘In the meantime, he's even managed to alienate some of his old mates from advertising.’
      • ‘I've only known him a few months, but in that one action he's leapt way up in my estimation.’
      • ‘One of them wants to be a writer and thinks he's got a good screenplay in him.’
      • ‘Tucci was eager to play the lively comic role that is a departure from anything he's done before.’
      • ‘He's in the spotlight and all he can do is do what he's always done and play to his audience that think like him.’
      • ‘Solomon was next seen in Dale and then Haverfordwest where he's been for about two weeks.’
      • ‘Soon he's set into motion a series of devious plans to bump the orphans off and claim their fortune.’
      • ‘It works for him not because he's embraced it, but because his candidacy brings it alive.’
      • ‘I'm hoping that once he's had a rest and time to recharge that his blog will be resurrected.’
      • ‘Nobody knows the sorrow he's seen and it's all there to hear in his sad, sad voice.’
      • ‘I think he's had one or two offers and one or two clubs have asked me about him.’
      • ‘Now John Martyn is so madly in love again he's recorded a new album to prove it.’
      • ‘Asked what his best goal tally for a season is and he says he's never completed an entire campaign.’
      • ‘Only a masochist or a Scotsman keeps turning the pages simply because he's paid for them.’

Pronunciation:

he's

/hiːz//hɪz/