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Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 3
1. To hold as property; to have a legal or rightful title to; to be the proprietor or possessor of; to possess; as, to own a house.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
Part of Speech: noun
1. Belonging to; belonging exclusively or especially to; peculiar; -- most frequently following a possessive pronoun, as my, our, thy, your, his, her, its, their, in order to emphasize or intensify the idea of property, peculiar interest, or exclusive ownership; as, my own father; my own composition; my own idea; at my own price.
Examples of usage:
  • After all, I still have my own Gloria. - "You-Never-Can-Tell", Shaw, Bernard.
  • As for me, I go my own way. - "Charles Rex", Ethel M. Dell.
  • I have no home of my own. - "Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2", Work Projects Administration.
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