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Synonyms for own
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. own(a), ain(verb)

    belonging 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"; "`ain' is Scottish"

    Antonyms:
    impersonal

  2. own, have, possess(verb)

    have ownership or possession of

    "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"

    Synonyms:
    get, have, feature, deliver, suffer, accept, ingest, cause, experience, hold, let, sustain, give birth, take in, give, birth, receive, consume, possess, take, throw, bear, have got, induce, make, stimulate

    Antonyms:
    impersonal

Wiktionary

  1. own(1)

    Belonging to; possessed; proper to;

    I own this car.

    Synonyms:
    possess

  2. own(1)

    not foreign;

    Synonyms:
    defeat, overcome, have, take, overthrow, best, beat, vanquish

  3. own(1)

    To admit to be true; concede, grant, allow, acknowledge, confess; not to deny; to admit to be true. (Ref 2)

    Synonyms:
    allow, confess, acknowledge

  4. own(1)

    Synonyms:
    responsible, responsibility

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. own

    Acknowledge, admit, and declare refer either to oneself or to others; all the other words refer only to one's own knowledge or action. To avow is to declare boldly and openly, commonly as something one is ready to justify, maintain, or defend. A man acknowledges another's claim or his own promise; he admits an opponent's advantage or his own error; he declares either what he has seen or experienced or what he has received from another; he avers what he is sure of from his own knowledge or consciousness; he gives his assurance as the voucher for what he avouches; he avows openly a belief or intention that he has silently held. Avow and avouch take a direct object; aver is followed by a conjunction: a man avows his faith, avouches a deed, avers that he was present. Avow has usually a good sense; what a person avows he at least does not treat as blameworthy, criminal, or shameful; if he did, he would be said to confess it; yet there is always the suggestion that some will be ready to challenge or censure what one avows; as, the clergyman avowed his dissent from the doctrine of his church. Own applies to all things, good or bad, great or small, which one takes as his own. Compare CONFESS; STATE.

    Synonyms:
    admit, aver, avouch, avow, confess, declare, knowledge, proclaim, profess, protest, testify, witness

    Antonyms:
    contradict, deny, disavow, disclaim, disown, ignore, repudiate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. own

    Synonyms:
    possess, hold, have, acknowledge, avow, admit, confess

    Antonyms:
    alienate, forfeit, lose, disclaim, disavow, disinherit, disown, abjure, abandon

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. own(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    possess, hold, have, be in possession of, have a title to

  2. own(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    acknowledge, confess, avow, allow, admit

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. own(v)

    Synonyms:
    admit, acknowledge, confess, allow, concede, grant, possess

    Antonyms:
    disown, deny

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How to use own in a sentence?

  1. Paulo Sotero:

    I'm no 'Pollyanna,' but we've reached the moment where action has to be taken. And action to combat corruption is taking place and we're surprised by our own capacity to do what we're doing.

  2. Natalie Portman:

    It's made us come together. We're actively gathering, just the power of us getting to know other women in our own industry and sharing information that can help us be safer, more productive, more successful.

  3. Anthony Marchese:

    The analogy that I use is, you own a Ferrari that has a $50 oil filter under the hood, without that oil filter, that Ferrari is useless.

  4. Ben Stein:

    Nothing happens by itself. It all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions.

  5. Nasser Mushabab Al Otaibi:

    They have their own army, they are trying to build police, and they have a government in Aden... it's a country now.


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