Owner - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈəʊnər|  American pronunciation of the word owner
Brit.  |ˈəʊnə|  British pronunciation of the word owner


- (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business (syn: proprietor)
he is the owner of a chain of restaurants
- a person who owns something (syn: possessor)
they are searching for the owner of the car
who is the owner of that friendly smile?

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.

I met the owner of the local hotel.

He was now the proud owner of a bright red sports car.

Dog-owners have been warned to keep their animals under control.

He has to return the property under the terms of an agreement he has with the original owner.

The business is managed by the owner's daughter.

The dog had to be destroyed since its owner could not prevent it from attacking people.

The owner is shutting the pub for the weekend.

The restaurant's owner applied for a license to sell liquor.

No one may use the vehicle without the consent of the owner.

She's the proud owner of a new car.

Word forms

singular: owner
plural: owners
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