HyperDic: owner

English > 2 senses of the word owner:
NOUNperson owner, proprietor(law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
person owner, possessora person who owns something
owner > pronunciation
Soundsow'ner
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
English > owner: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business.
Example"he is the owner of a chain of restaurants"
Synonymproprietor
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowerbooksellerThe proprietor of a bookstore
lessor, lease giversomeone who grants a lease
letterowner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire
patronThe proprietor of an inn
proprietressA woman proprietor
publisher, newspaper publisherThe proprietor of a newspaper
renterAn owner of property who receives payment for its use by another person
restaurateur, restauranterThe proprietor of a restaurant
saloon keeperThe proprietor of a saloon
timbermanAn owner or manager of a company that is engaged in lumbering
Broaderbusinessman, man of affairsA person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
Spanishama, amo, dueña, dueño, propietaria, propietario
Catalanamo, mestressa, propietària, propietari
Nounsownershipthe act of having and controlling property
ownershipthe relation of an owner to the thing possessed
ownershipthe state or fact of being an owner
Verbsownhave ownership or possession of
English > owner: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who owns something.
Examples
  • "they are searching for the owner of the car"
  • "who is the owner of that friendly smile?"
Synonympossessor
NarrowerholderA person who holds something
homeowner, householdersomeone who owns a home
part-ownerA person who owns something in common with others
saversomeone who saves (especially money)
shipownersomeone who owns a ship or a share in a ship
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishama, amo, dueña, dueño, poseedora, poseedor, posesora, posesor, propietaria, propietario
Catalanamo, mestressa, posseïdora, posseïdor, possessora, possessor, propietària, propietari
Nounsownershipthe act of having and controlling property
ownershipthe relation of an owner to the thing possessed
ownershipthe state or fact of being an owner
Verbsownhave ownership or possession of

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