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own

 
 
pronunciation:
on
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
phrases:
on one's own
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part of speech: adjective
definition: belonging to oneself or itself alone.
My son bought his car with his own money.
synonyms:
personal
similar words:
individual, particular, private
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: owned, owning, owns
definition: to have or possess something, especially by law.
We used to rent a house, but now we own a house.
synonyms:
have, possess
similar words:
hold, keep, maintain, preserve, run
phrase: on one's own
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  • owner:
    a person who owns something.