own up

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Related to own up: come over, To pull off
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.own up - admit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error; "the writer of the anonymous letter owned up after they identified his handwriting"
concede, confess, profess - admit (to a wrongdoing); "She confessed that she had taken the money"
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يَعْتَرِف بِذَنْبِهيُقَرِبُ
přiznat (se)
játa hreinskilnislega
thú nhận

w>own up

vies zugeben; come on, own up(nun) gib schon zu; to own up to somethingetw zugeben; he owned up to stealing the moneyer gab zu or er gestand, das Geld gestohlen zu haben
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(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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

own up

يُقَرِبُ přiznat (se) tilstå zugeben αναγνωρίζω σφάλμα reconocer tunnustaa avouer priznati confessare すっかり白状する 인정하다 opbiechten tilstå przyznać się confessar признавать(ся) erkänna สารภาพ sahip çıkmak thú nhận 承认
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