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Adjective: own  own
  1. 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 [UK, dialect]
Pronoun: own  own
  1. That belonging to a specified person
    "she would like a car of her own"
Verb: own  own
  1. Have ownership or possession of
    "He owns three houses in Florida";
    - have, possess
  2. Admit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error
    "the writer of the anonymous letter owned up after they identified his handwriting";
    - make a clean breast of, own up, fess up, cop to [N. Amer], cop [N. Amer], come clean, fess

Derived forms: owns, owning, owned

See also: personal

Type of: concede, confess, profess

Encyclopedia: Own