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  1. own upverb

    come clean

  2. own upverb

    to acknowledge, confess, or admit guilt. Often used with to.

    come clean

Princeton's WordNet

  1. make a clean breast of, own up, fess upverb

    admit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error

    "the writer of the anonymous letter owned up after they identified his handwriting"

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  1. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    The U.S. military takes the greatest care in our operations to prevent the loss of innocent life, and when we make mistakes, we own up to them. That's exactly what we're doing right now.

  2. Michael Curzio:

    I'm gon na own up, i did parade, demonstrate and picket( inside the Capitol). I can't deny that. You have it on video. I'm not gon na contest it.

  3. George Santos:

    I didn't graduate from any institution of higher learning, i'm embarrassed and sorry for having embellished my resume. I own up to that … We do stupid things in life.

  4. Amy Poehler:

    What we said in our statement was true, which is, we were trying to own up to the things we did wrong or didn't know or know now, it's a tough time to survive.

  5. President Obama:

    We have to own up to the fact that occasionally there are going to be problems here.

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