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Own

Pronunciation of Own
/ˈə͡ʊn/, /ˈə‍ʊn/, /ˈəʊ_n/

Synonyms for own:

Sense 1

Got, let on, tell, cough up, respective, climb down.

Sense 2

concede, enjoy, admit, sorted, obey.

Sense 3

maintain.

Sense 4

have in.

Sense 5

grant, retain, belong to.

Sense 8

allow, keep.

personal

personal, proper.

retain

retain.

belonging to individual (adjective)

personal, private, individual.

special (adjective)

private.

Sense 1 (noun)

let on, private, individual.

Sense 2 (noun)

Got, keep, sorted, belong to, retain, have in.

Sense 3 (noun)

concede, acknowledge, grant, allow.

own (noun)

ain, personal.

acknowledge, admit (verb)

concede, grant, disclose, confess, avow, let on, recognize, allow.

possess (verb)

monopolize, claim, hold, acquire, have, possess.

possess; be responsible for (verb)

have, hold, enjoy, retain, keep.

possession (verb)

have, possess.

separate (verb)

individual.

Usage examples for own:

  • Have it y'r own way. - "The Hole in the Wall", Arthur Morrison.
  • You said it was your own. - "When London Burned", G. A. Henty.
  • I'm going to get my own, my dear! - "Plays by Chekhov, Second Series On the High Road, The Proposal, The Wedding, The Bear, A Tragedian In Spite of Himself, The Anniversary, The Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard", Anton Chekhov.

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