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own

 (ōn)
adj.
Of or belonging to oneself or itself: She makes her own clothes.
n.
That which belongs to one: I wanted a room of my own.
v. owned, own·ing, owns
v.tr.
1.
a. To have or possess as property: owns a chain of restaurants.
b. To have control over: For a time, enemy planes owned the skies.
2. To admit as being in accordance with fact, truth, or a claim; acknowledge: "I own that I have been sly, thievish, mean, a prevaricator, greedy, derelict, / and I own that I remain so yet" (Walt Whitman).
v.intr.
To make a full confession or acknowledgment: When confronted with the evidence the thief owned up to the crime. See Synonyms at acknowledge.
Idiom:
on (one's) own
1. By one's own efforts: She got the job on her own.
2. Responsible for oneself; independent of outside help or control: He is now out of college and on his own.

[Middle English owen, from Old English āgen; see aik- in Indo-European roots.]

own′er n.

own

(əʊn)
determiner (preceded by a possessive)
1.
a. (intensifier): John's own idea; your own mother.
b. (as pronoun): I'll use my own.
2. on behalf of oneself or in relation to oneself: he is his own worst enemy.
3. come into one's own
a. to become fulfilled: she really came into her own when she got divorced.
b. to receive what is due to one
4. get one's own back informal to have revenge
5. hold one's own to maintain one's situation or position, esp in spite of opposition or difficulty
6. on one's own
a. without help
b. by oneself; alone
vb
7. (tr) to have as one's possession
8. (when: intr, often foll by up, to, or up to) to confess or admit; acknowledge
9. (tr; takes a clause as object) rare to concede: I own that you are right.
10. slang chiefly
a. to defeat totally, esp in a video game, contest, or sport: Dude, I just totally owned you!.
b. to give a definitive performance (a song, acting role, etc), esp one that dissuades others from attempting to perform: She owns that song!.
[Old English āgen, originally past participle of āgan to have; related to Old Saxon ēgan, Old Norse eiginn. See owe]

own

(oʊn)
adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or belonging to oneself or itself (usu. used after a possessive to emphasize the idea of ownership, interest, or relation conveyed by the possessive): He spent only his own money.
2. (used as an intensifier to indicate oneself as the sole agent of some activity or action, prec. by a possessive): She insists on being her own doctor.
pron.
3. something that belongs to oneself.
v.t.
4. to have or hold as one's own; possess.
5. to acknowledge or admit: to own a fault.
6. to acknowledge as one's own.
v.i.
7. to confess (often fol. by to, up, or up to).
Idioms:
1. come into one's own, to achieve the recognition, professional stature, or self-respect that one deserves.
2. hold one's own,
a. to maintain one's position or condition.
b. to be equal to the opposition.
3. on one's own,
a. through one's own efforts or resources.
b. living or functioning independently: She was on her own at 17.
c. Chiefly Brit. by oneself; without company: I'll walk home on my own, thank you.
[before 900; Middle English owen, Old English āgen, c. Old High German eigan (German eigen), Old Norse eiginn, Old English āgan, āgnian]
own′er, n.

own


Past participle: owned
Gerund: owning

Imperative
own
own
Present
I own
you own
he/she/it owns
we own
you own
they own
Preterite
I owned
you owned
he/she/it owned
we owned
you owned
they owned
Present Continuous
I am owning
you are owning
he/she/it is owning
we are owning
you are owning
they are owning
Present Perfect
I have owned
you have owned
he/she/it has owned
we have owned
you have owned
they have owned
Past Continuous
I was owning
you were owning
he/she/it was owning
we were owning
you were owning
they were owning
Past Perfect
I had owned
you had owned
he/she/it had owned
we had owned
you had owned
they had owned
Future
I will own
you will own
he/she/it will own
we will own
you will own
they will own
Future Perfect
I will have owned
you will have owned
he/she/it will have owned
we will have owned
you will have owned
they will have owned
Future Continuous
I will be owning
you will be owning
he/she/it will be owning
we will be owning
you will be owning
they will be owning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been owning
you have been owning
he/she/it has been owning
we have been owning
you have been owning
they have been owning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been owning
you will have been owning
he/she/it will have been owning
we will have been owning
you will have been owning
they will have been owning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been owning
you had been owning
he/she/it had been owning
we had been owning
you had been owning
they had been owning
Conditional
I would own
you would own
he/she/it would own
we would own
you would own
they would own
Past Conditional
I would have owned
you would have owned
he/she/it would have owned
we would have owned
you would have owned
they would have owned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.own - have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"
prepossess - possess beforehand
feature, have - have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"
Adj.1.own - belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself)own - 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"
personal - concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality; "a personal favor"; "for your personal use"; "personal papers"; "I have something personal to tell you"; "a personal God"; "he has his personal bank account and she has hers"

own

adjective
1. personal, special, private, individual, particular, exclusive She insisted on having her own room.
verb
1. possess, have, keep, hold, enjoy, retain, be responsible for, be in possession of, have to your name His father owns a local pub.
get your own back get revenge, pay (someone) back, hit back at, retaliate against, get even with, take revenge against, even the score with the bizarre ways in which women have got their own back on former lovers
hold your own keep going, compete, get on, get along, stand your ground, keep your head above water, keep your end up, maintain your position Placed in brilliant company at Eton, he more than held his own.
on your own
1. alone, by yourself, all alone, unaccompanied, on your tod (Brit. slang) I need some time on my own.
2. independently, alone, singly, single-handedly, by yourself, unaided, without help, unassisted, left to your own devices, under your own steam, off your own bat, by your own efforts, (standing) on your own two feet I work best on my own.
own up confess, admit, tell the truth, come clean, come out of the closet (informal), make a clean breast, own, cough (slang), 'fess up (U.S.) Last year my husband owned up to having an affair.

own

verb
1. To keep at one's disposal:
2. To recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of.Also used with up:
Slang: fess up.
Chiefly Regional: allow.
Translations
خاصَّةمُلْكَهيَعْتَرِف بِصِحَّةيَمْلُكيَـمْلِكُ
vlastnívlastnit
egenejeindrømme
posedipropra
omaomistaatunnustaavoittaa
posjedovativlastit
bírbirtokolsaját
eigaeiginnviîurkenna, játa
所有する自分自身の
소유하다자기 자신의
atkeršytiatsikeršytinuosavasnuosavybėnuosavybės teisė
atzītpaša-piederēt, būt kāda īpašumāsavs
lasten
ägabesegraegen
เป็นเจ้าของที่เป็นของตัวเอง
kendikendininsahip olmak-e sahip olmakitiraf etmek
của chính mìnhsở hữu

own

1 [əʊn]
A. VT
1. (= possess) [+ object, goods] → tener, poseer; [+ land, house, company] → ser dueño de, poseer
he owns two tractorstiene or posee dos tractores
he owns three newspaperses dueño de tres periódicos
do you own your own house?¿tienes casa propia?, ¿tienes una casa de tu propiedad?
who owns the newspaper?¿quién es el propietario or dueño del periódico?
who owns this pen?¿de quién es esta pluma?
a cat nobody wants to ownun gato que nadie quiere reclamar
as if he owned the placecomo si dueño del lugar
you don't own me!¡no te pertenezco!
2. (= admit) → reconocer, admitir
I own I was wrongreconozco or admito que me equivoqué
he owned the child as hisreconoció al niño como suyo
B. VI to own to sthconfesar or reconocer algo
own up VI + ADVconfesar (to sth algo) own up!¡confiésalo!
they owned up to having stolen the applesconfesaron haber robado las manzanas

own

2 [əʊn]
A. ADJpropio
the house has its own garagela casa tiene garaje propio
in her own houseen su propia casa
it's all my own moneytodo el dinero es mío
B. PRON my/his/her own: the house is her ownla casa es de su propiedad or le pertenece
my time is my owndispongo de mi tiempo como quiero
we all look after our owntodos cuidamos lo nuestro
he has a style all his owntiene un estilo muy suyo or propio
I'm so busy I can scarcely call my time my ownestoy tan ocupado que apenas dispongo de mi tiempo
without a chair to call my ownsin una silla que pueda decir que es mía
can I have it for my own?¿puedo quedarme con él?
he made the theory his ownhizo suya la teoría, adoptó la teoría
she has money of her owntiene su propio dinero
a place of one's own(una) casa propia
I'll give you a copy of your ownte daré una copia para ti
for reasons of his ownél sabrá por qué
to be on one's ownestar solo
now we're on our ownya estamos solos or a solas
if I can get him on his ownsi puedo hablar con él a solas
to do sth on one's own (= unaccompanied) → hacer algo por su cuenta; (= unaided) → hacer algo solo or sin ayuda (de nadie)
you'll have a room of your very owntendrás una habitación para ti solo
to get one's own back (on sb)vengarse (de algn)
to come into one's own women came into their own during the Second World Warlas mujeres no se hicieron valer hasta la Segunda Guerra Mundial
his ideas really came into their own in the sixtieshasta los años sesenta no se valoraron de verdad sus ideas
to hold one's owndefenderse; (= not give in) → no cejar, mantenerse firme
he can hold his own with the best of themno le va a la zaga ni al mejor de ellos
I can hold my own in Germanme defiendo en alemán
each to his owncada uno a lo suyo, cada cual a lo suyo
C. CPD own brand N (Comm) → marca f propia (de un supermercado etc)
see also own-brand own goal N (Brit) (Sport) → autogol m (fig) the campaign was considered a public relations own goal for the governmentla campaña se consideró un perjuicio que el gobierno se ha hecho a sí mismo or un gol que el gobierno se ha marcado a sí mismo en el ámbito de las relaciones públicas
own label N = own brand

own

[ˈəʊn]
vt [+ house, property] → être propriétaire de
Julie's father owned a pub → Le père de Julie était propriétaire d'un pub.
to be owned by sb [property] → être la propriété de qn
At least three British golf courses are now owned by the Japanese → Au moins trois terrains de golf britanniques sont aujourd'hui la propriété des Japonais.
like he owns the place → comme en pays conquis
He walks around like he owns the place → Il se promène comme en pays conquis.
vi
(British) to own to sth → reconnaître or avouer qch
to own to having done sth → avouer avoir fait qch
adjpropre
I've got my own bathroom → J'ai ma propre salle de bain.
I let her tell me about it in her own way → Je l'ai laissée m'en parler avec ses propres mots.
My own view is that there are no serious problems → Mon opinion personnelle est qu'il n'y a pas de problème.
pron
my own (referring to masc sing noun)le mien; (referring to fem sing noun)la mienne; (referring to masc pl noun)les miens; (referring to fem pl noun)les miennes
The first study was my own, published in December last year → La première étude, publiée en décembre de l'année dernière, était la mienne.
one's own
Did she hire skis or take her own? → A-t-elle loué des skis ou apporté les siens?
a sense of style that is very much her own → un sens du style qui est bien à elle
There's no career structure, you have to create your own → Il n'y a pas de plan de carrière, il faut créer le sien.
sth to call one's own → qch qui serait à soi
a place to call my own → un endroit qui serait à moi
a room of my own → une chambre à moi
I'd like a room of my own → J'aimerais avoir une chambre à moi.
of one's own [house, room] → à soi
to start a company of one's own → créer sa propre société
He set out in search of ideas for starting a company of his own → Il s'est mis en quête d'idées pour créer sa propre compagnie.
(revenge) (mainly British) to get one's own back → prendre sa revanche
to get one's own back on sb → prendre sa revanche sur qn
(alone) on one's own → tout(e) seul(e)
He would sit in a corner on his own → Il restait assis tout seul dans son coin.
the jobs your child can do on her own → les tâches que votre enfant peut faire toute seule
to live on one's own → vivre seul
She lived on her own → Elle vivait seule.
on my own → tout(e) seul(e)
She told him how scared she was of being on her own → Elle lui a dit combien elle avait peur d'être toute seule.
I work best on my own → Je travaille mieux tout seul.
I need some time on my own
BUT J'ai besoin de rester seul quelque temps.
on our own → tout seuls
We can't solve this problem on our own → Nous ne pouvons pas régler ce problème tout seuls.
to come into one's own [person] → se montrer à son avantage
He'll come into his own when the conditions are more in his favour → Il se montrera à son avantage lorsque les conditions lui seront plus favorables.
to come into its own [place] → se montrer à son avantage
The town comes into its own during the wine festival → La ville se montre à son avantage pendant le festival des vins.; [technology, machine] → s'imposer
DVD has finally come into its own since its birth in 1994 → Le DVD a fini par s'imposer depuis sa naissance en 1994.
own up
viavouer
to own up to sth → avouer qch
No one owned up to it → Personne n'a avoué l'avoir fait.
to own up to having done sth → avouer avoir fait qchown-brand [ˌəʊnˈbrænd] own-label [ˌəʊnˈleɪbəl] adj
their own-brand peas → leur propre marque de petits pois

own

1
vt
(= possess)besitzen, haben; who owns that?wem gehört das?; we used to rent the house, now we own itwir hatten das Haus vorher gemietet, jetzt gehört es uns; he looks as if he owns the placeer sieht so aus, als wäre er hier zu Hause; the tourists behaved as if they owned the hoteldie Touristen benahmen sich, als gehöre das Hotel ihnen; you don’t own me, she saidich bin nicht dein Privateigentum, sagte sie
(= admit)zugeben, zugestehen; (= recognize)anerkennen; he owned that the claim was reasonableer erkannte die Forderung als gerechtfertigt an, er gab zu, dass die Forderung gerechtfertigt war; to own a child (Jur) → ein Kind (als seines) anerkennen
vi to own to somethingetw eingestehen; to debtsetw anerkennen; he owned to having done iter gestand, es getan zu haben; he didn’t own to having done iter hat nicht zugegeben, dass er es getan hat

own

2
adj attreigen; his own carsein eigenes Auto; one’s own carein eigenes Auto; he’s his own maner geht seinen eigenen Weg; he likes beauty for its own sakeer liebt die Schönheit um ihrer selbst willen; he does (all) his own cookinger kocht für sich selbst; thank you, I’m quite capable of finding my own way outdanke, ich finde sehr gut alleine hinaus; my own one is smallermeine(r, s) ist kleiner; my own one (liter, hum: = beloved) → mein Einziger, meine Einzige; own resources (Fin) → Eigenmittel pl
pron
that’s my owndas ist mein Eigenes; those are my owndie gehören mir; my own is biggermeine(r, s) ist größer; to make something one’s ownsich (dat)etw zu eigen machen; my time is my ownich kann mit meiner Zeit machen, was ich will; I can scarcely call my time my ownich kann kaum sagen, dass ich über meine Zeit frei verfügen kann; his ideas were his owndie Ideen stammten von ihm selbst; I’d like a little house to call my ownich würde gern ein kleines Häuschen mein Eigen nennen; a house of one’s ownein eigenes Haus; I have money of my ownich habe selbst Geld; it has a beauty all its own or of its ownes hat eine ganz eigene or eigenartige Schönheit; for reasons of his ownaus irgendwelchen Gründen; he gave me one of his owner gab mir eins von seinen (eigenen)
(in phrases) can I have it for my (very) own?darf ich das ganz für mich allein behalten?; to get one’s own back on somebody (esp Brit) → es jdm heimzahlen; he was determined to get his own back (esp Brit) → er war entschlossen, sich zu revanchieren; (all) on one’s own(ganz) allein; (= without help also)selbst; on its ownvon selbst, von allein; if I can get him on his ownwenn ich ihn allein erwische; the goalkeeper came into his own with a series of brilliant savesder Torwart zeigte sich von seiner besten Seite, als er eine Reihe von Bällen geradezu fantastisch abwehrte

own

[əʊn]
1. adjproprio/a
I made it with my own hands → l'ho fatto con le mie mani
it's all my own money → sono tutti soldi miei
the house has its own garage → la casa ha il suo garage
2. pron the house is her (very) ownla casa è di sua proprietà
can I have it for my (very) own? → posso averlo tutto per me?
he has a style all his own → ha uno stile tutto suo
she has money of her own → è ricca di suo
I'll give you a copy of your own → ti darò una copia tutta per te
a room of my own → una camera tutta per me
a place of one's own → una casa tutta per sé
to come into one's own → mostrare le proprie qualità
to be on one's own → stare per conto proprio
from now on, you're on your own (fam) → d'ora in poi te la dovrai cavare da solo
if I can get him on his own → se riesco a beccarlo da solo
to do sth on one's own (unaided) → fare qualcosa da solo/a
I am so busy I have scarcely any time to call my own → sono così occupato che non ho tempo per me stesso
without a chair to call my own → senza una sedia che possa chiamare mia
to get one's own back → rendere pan per focaccia
3. vt
a. (possess) → possedere, essere proprietario/a di
does anybody own this pen? → è di qualcuno questa penna?
he acts as if he owns the place → si comporta come se fosse il padrone
you don't own me! → non sei il mio padrone!
b. (old) (admit) → ammettere
4. vi (Brit) to own to sthammettere qc
to own to having done sth → ammettere di aver fatto qc
own up vi + adv to own up (to sth)confessare (qc), ammettere (qc)
to own up to having done sth → ammettere di aver fatto qc

own

(əun) verb
1. to have as a possession. I own a car.
2. to admit that something is true. I own that I have not been working very hard.
adjective, pronoun
belonging to (the person stated). The house is my own; I saw it with my own eyes.
ˈowner noun
a person who owns something. Are you the owner of that car?
ˈownership noun
get one's own back
to revenge oneself. He has beaten me this time, but I'll get my own back (on him).
own up (often with to)
to admit that one has done something. He owned up to having broken the window.

own

مُلْكَه, يَـمْلِكُ vlastní, vlastnit egen, eje besitzen, eigen δικό μου, κατέχω poseer, propio oma, omistaa posséder, propre posjedovati, vlastit possedere, proprio 所有する, 自分自身の 소유하다, 자기 자신의 bezitten, eigen egen, eie posiąść, własny possuir, próprio владеть, собственный äga, egen เป็นเจ้าของ, ที่เป็นของตัวเอง kendi, sahip olmak của chính mình, sở hữu 拥有, 自己的
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