owner


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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 owene, owne, 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
References in classic literature ?
Immediately, and according to custom, the ramparts of Fort Saint-Jean were covered with spectators; it is always an event at Marseilles for a ship to come into port, especially when this ship, like the Pharaon, has been built, rigged, and laden at the old Phocee docks, and belongs to an owner of the city.
I presume, however, it was procured from our owner's farm.
That the owner of this voice was a high god, Michael knew from the first sound of it.
Jones, who had felt nothing but pure joy and transport from the finding the book, was affected with a mixture of concern at this new discovery; for his imagination instantly suggested to him that the owner of the bill might possibly want it before he should be able to convey it to her.
Its owner's opinion of the matter was unknown; he and his family had disappeared one night and no trace of them had ever been found.
Public opinion impowers the man of law when this is done, to advertise the negro in the newspapers, warning his owner to come and claim him, or he will be sold to pay the jail fees.
The yacht was rolling savagely, broad on, and no sooner had the owner's feet touched the deck than he collapsed and joined, the others.
Pinocchio, having become a Donkey, is bought by the owner of a Circus, who wants to teach him to do tricks.
WHILE the Owner of a Silver Mine was on his way to attend a convention of his species he was accosted by a Jackass, who said:
The last owner who lived here was Edgar Caswall, grandfather of the man who is coming here--and he was the only one who stayed even a short time.
The owners of houses in which much property had been left, brought there from other houses, complained of the injustice of taking everything to the Faceted Palace in the Kremlin; others insisted that as the French had gathered things from different houses into this or that house, it would be unfair to allow its owner to keep all that was found there.
The Knight of the Rueful Countenance was still very anxious to find out who the owner of the valise could be, conjecturing from the sonnet and letter, from the money in gold, and from the fineness of the shirts, that he must be some lover of distinction whom the scorn and cruelty of his lady had driven to some desperate course; but as in that uninhabited and rugged spot there was no one to be seen of whom he could inquire, he saw nothing else for it but to push on, taking whatever road Rocinante chose- which was where he could make his way- firmly persuaded that among these wilds he could not fail to meet some rare adventure.