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Own

Definition of own:

part of speech: verb

To grant: concede: acknowledge.

part of speech: adjective

Possessed: belonging to: peculiar.

part of speech: verb

To possess; admit, as a fault.

part of speech: verb

To confess: followed by to.

part of speech: adjective

Belonging to oneself or itself.

part of speech: verb

To possess; confess; acknowledge.

part of speech: verb

Belonging to; peculiar.

part of speech: verb

To possess: to have a rightful title to.

Usage examples for own:

  • Why, I came here of my own will. "Captain Macklin", Richard Harding Davis.
  • I'll own to that. "The Hand of Ethelberta", Thomas Hardy.
  • It's our own Ethie!" "Ethelyn's Mistake", Mary Jane Holmes.
  • All right, go ahead in your own blunderin' way! "The Diamond Pin", Carolyn Wells.

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