meaning of own

1. To grant; to acknowledge; to admit to be true; to confess; to recognize in a particular character; as, we own that we have forfeited your love.
Belonging to; belonging exclusively or especially to; peculiar; -- most frequently following a possessive pronoun, as my, our, thy, your, his, her, its, their, in order to emphasize or intensify the idea of property, peculiar interest, or exclusive ownership; as, my own father; my own composition; my own idea; at my own price.
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.
have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she ">have?"

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own | own goal | own right | owned | owner | owner-driver | owner-occupied | owner-occupier | ownerless | ownership | owning |

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