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Definitions of own

  1. To possess; admit, as a fault. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To grant: concede: acknowledge. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To possess: to have a rightful title to. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. To possess; confess; acknowledge. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To have the rightful title to; possess. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To admit; acknowledge; confess; avow; recognize. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To confess: followed by to. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. Belonging to; peculiar. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. To avow or admit. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. To hold or possess by right; to avow; to confess. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. See under owe. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive; "for your own use"; "do your own thing"; "she makes her own clothes"; "`ain' is Scottish" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To hold as property; to have a legal or rightful title to; to be the proprietor or possessor of; to possess; as, to own a house. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Belonging to oneself or itself. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. Possessed: belonging to: peculiar. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. Belonging to oneself; individual; real; intimately related. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Belonging or peculiar to. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. Belonging to, or that belongs to; peculiar; possessed; used after the poss. pronouns, my, thy, his, her, our, your, their, to render them emphatic, as our own. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for own

  1. As if she were my own child. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  2. I know better: I see better people: I go my own way. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
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