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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.

owner

(ˈəʊnə)
n
a person who owns; legal possessor
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.owner - (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a businessowner - (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business; "he is the owner of a chain of restaurants"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
bookseller - the proprietor of a bookstore
businessman, man of affairs - a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
lease giver, lessor - someone who grants a lease
letter - owner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire
patron - the proprietor of an inn
proprietress - a woman proprietor
newspaper publisher, publisher - the proprietor of a newspaper
renter - an owner of property who receives payment for its use by another person
restauranter, restaurateur - the proprietor of a restaurant
saloon keeper - the proprietor of a saloon
timberman - an owner or manager of a company that is engaged in lumbering
2.owner - a person who owns something; "they are searching for the owner of the car"; "who is the owner of that friendly smile?"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"
homeowner, householder - someone who owns a home
part-owner - a person who owns something in common with others
saver - someone who saves (especially money)
shipowner - someone who owns a ship or a share in a ship

owner

noun possessor, holder, proprietor, freeholder, titleholder, proprietress, proprietrix, landlord or landlady, master or mistress, deed holder The owner of the store was sweeping the floor when I walked in.

owner

noun
A person who has legal title to property:
Translations
مَالِكٌمالِك، صاحِب
majitelvlastník
ejer
omistaja
vlasnik
tulajdonos
eigandi
所有者
소유자
lastnik
ägare
เจ้าของ
chủ nhân

owner

[ˈəʊnəʳ]
A. N [of goods] → dueño/a m/f; [of land, property, company] → dueño/a m/f, propietario/a m/f
see also home D
B. CPD owner driver Nconductor(a) m/f propietario/a
owner occupancy N there's a growing level of owner occupancyhay cada vez más propietarios de la vivienda
owner occupier Nocupante mf propietario/a

owner

[ˈəʊnər] npropriétaire m/fowner-occupied house nmaison f occupée par son propriétaireowner-occupier [ˌəʊnərˈɒkjʊpaɪər] n (British)propriétaire m occupant

owner

nBesitzer(in) m(f), → Eigentümer(in) m(f); (of shop, factory, firm etc)Inhaber(in) m(f); (of dogs, car, slaves)Halter(in) m(f); who’s the owner of this umbrella?wem gehört dieser Schirm?; at owner’s riskauf eigene Gefahr

owner

:
owner-driver
n Fahrzeughalter, der sein eigenes Auto fährt
owner-editor
nRedakteur(in) m(f)im eigenen Hause
ownerless
adjherrenlos
owner-occupancy
n there’s a growing level of ownerimmer mehr Häuser/Wohnungen werden eigengenutzt or befinden sich im Besitz der Bewohner
owner-occupied
adj housevom Besitzer bewohnt, eigengenutzt
owner-occupier
nBewohner(in) m(f)im eigenen Haus, Eigennutzer(in) m(f) (form)

owner

[ˈəʊnəʳ] nproprietario/a

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.

owner

مَالِكٌ majitel ejer Besitzer ιδιοκτήτης dueño omistaja propriétaire vlasnik proprietario 所有者 소유자 eigenaar eier właściciel proprietário владелец ägare เจ้าของ sahip chủ nhân 业主
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It must have possessed some magic, for the submissive spirit of its gentle owner seemed to enter into Jo, and when Laurie came running down with a glass of wine, she took it with a smile, and said bravely, "I drink-- Health to my Beth
Everyone said Peter kissed the cow before she was led away by her new owner.
Clouded cotton stockings, and shoes, on one of the latter of which was a plated spur, completed the costume of the lower extremity of this figure, no curve or angle of which was concealed, but, on the other hand, studiously exhibited, through the vanity or simplicity of its owner.
The butcher's cart, with its snowy canopy, was an acceptable object; so was the fish-cart, heralded by its horn; so, likewise, was the countryman's cart of vegetables, plodding from door to door, with long pauses of the patient horse, while his owner drove a trade in turnips, carrots, summer-squashes, string-beans, green peas, and new potatoes, with half the housewives of the neighborhood.
Here, too, comes his owner, cheerful, sombre, gracious or in the sulks, accordingly as his scheme of the now accomplished voyage has been realized in merchandise that will readily be turned to gold, or has buried him under a bulk of incommodities such as nobody will care to rid him of.
But look ye, the only real owner of anything is its commander; and hark ye, my conscience is in this ship's keel.
My owner pulled up at one of the houses and whistled.
It was a working-man's home, and the owner was a Slav like himself, a new emigrant from White Russia; he bade Jurgis welcome in his home language, and told him to come to the kitchen-fire and dry himself.
So long as the law considers all these human beings, with beating hearts and living affections, only as so many things belonging to a master,--so long as the failure, or misfortune, or imprudence, or death of the kindest owner, may cause them any day to exchange a life of kind protection and indulgence for one of hopeless misery and toil,--so long it is impossible to make anything beautiful or desirable in the best regulated administration of slavery.
The owner of the voice bore all the marks of a gentleman: picturesque and costly raiment, the aspect of command, a hard coun- tenance, with complexion and features marred by dis- sipation.
Taken together they make a character which would have fared harshly at the hands of history if its owner had had the ill luck to miss martyrdom.
Joseph had instilled into him a pride of name, and of his lineage; he would, had he dared, have fostered hate between him and the present owner of the Heights: but his dread of that owner amounted to superstition; and he confined his feelings regarding him to muttered innuendoes and private comminations.