Own - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əʊn|  American pronunciation of the word own
Brit.  |əʊn|  British pronunciation of the word own


- have ownership or possession of (syn: have, possess)
He owns three houses in Florida


- 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

Extra examples

We hope to someday own our own home.

She drives a red truck that was originally owned by her grandfather.

He owns the rights to the band's music.

The couple owns and operates the business.

After everyone else denied any responsibility, he owned that he was at fault.

She has her own problems to deal with.

He is his own man.

It was my own idea.

He is my own brother.

She always owns her faults.

I own that I judged her harshly.

Bring your own equipment.

Every dance has its own rhythm.

The yacht was intended for the king's own personal use.

His face was only a few inches from her own.

Phrasal verbs

own up  — admit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error

Word forms

I/you/we/they: own
he/she/it: owns
present participle: owning
past tense: owned
past participle: owned
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