HyperDic: own

English > 2 senses of the word own:
ADJECTIVEallown, ainbelonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself)
VERBpossessionown, have, possesshave ownership or possession of
own > pronunciation
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > own: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningbelonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive.
  • "for your own use"
  • "do your own thing"
  • "she makes her own clothes"
BroaderpersonalConcerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
English > own: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningHave ownership or possession of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He owns three houses in Florida"
Synonymshave, possess
Narrowerprepossesspossess beforehand
Similar tohave, featureHave as a feature
Spanishdisfrutar, participar, poseer, quedar, tener
Catalandisfrutar, participar, posseïr, posseir, quedar, tenir
Nounsowner(law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
ownera person who owns something

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