own

If you own something, it belongs to you. You can use the verb own to describe possession of any kind of property, ranging from a saucepan to a fancy mansion.

If something can be bought, it can be owned. You wouldn’t say that you own people or intangible objects. But you might own a car, for example, and if you’re lucky, you might own a lot of really cool shoes. Own can also be an adjective describing something that belongs to a particular person, like your own bedroom, or your own mind. If you admit to something, you "own up to it," admitting the responsibility belongs to you.

Definitions of own
1

adj 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”
Synonyms:
ain
personal
concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality

v have ownership or possession of

“He owns three houses in Florida”
Synonyms:
have, possess
feature, have
have as a feature
Types:
prepossess
possess beforehand

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