HyperDic: ownership

English > 3 senses of the word ownership:
NOUNpossessionownershipthe relation of an owner to the thing possessed
actownership, possessionthe act of having and controlling property
stateownershipthe state or fact of being an owner
ownership > pronunciation
Soundsow'nershih.p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > ownership: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others.
NarrowercommunityCommon ownership
employee ownershipownership of a business by the people who work for it
landholdingownership of land
property rightThe legal right of ownership
proprietorship, proprietaryAn unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities / liabilities and entitled to its profits / profits
severaltyexclusive / exclusive individual ownership
stockholdingownership of stocks
BroaderrelationAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
Spanishpropiedad
Catalanpropietat
Nounsowner(law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
ownera person who owns something
English > ownership: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of having and controlling property.
Synonympossession
Narroweractual possession(law) immediate and direct physical control over property
constructive possession(law) having the power and intention to have and control property but without direct control or actual presence upon it
criminal possession(law) possession for which criminal sanctions are provided because the property may not lawfully be possessed or may not be possessed under certain circumstances
retention, keeping, holdingThe act of retaining something
BroadercontrolThe activity of managing or exerting control over something
Spanishposesión, propiedad, tenencia
Catalanpertinença, possessió, propietat, tinença
Nounsowner(law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
ownera person who owns something
English > ownership: 3 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe state or fact of being an owner.
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Nounsowner(law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
ownera person who owns something

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