Definitions of owner
  1. noun
    a person who owns something
    “they are searching for the owner of the car”
    “who is the owner of that friendly smile?”
    synonyms: possessor
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    a person who holds something
    homeowner, householder
    someone who owns a home
    a person who owns something in common with others
    someone who saves (especially money)
    someone who owns a ship or a share in a ship
    ticket holder
    holder of a ticket (for admission or for passage)
    a holder of bonds issued by a government or corporation
    a player who holds a card or cards in a card game
    a person who holds a credit card or debit card
    economiser, economizer
    a frugal person who limits spending and avoids waste
    a person who accumulates things and hides them away for future use
    incumbent, officeholder
    the official who holds an office
    an employee who holds a regular job
    landholder, landowner, property owner, proprietor
    a holder or proprietor of land
    leaseholder, lessee
    a tenant who holds a lease
    mortgage holder, mortgagee
    the person who accepts a mortgage
    officeholder, officer
    someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    a person who holds an insurance policy; usually, the client in whose name an insurance policy is written
    slave owner, slaveholder, slaver
    someone who holds slaves
    a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)
    weekend warrior
    a homeowner who acts as a contractor and tries to do major improvement projects on weekends (often without understanding the scope of the work to be done)
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
  2. noun
    (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
    “he is the owner of a chain of restaurants”
    synonyms: proprietor
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    the proprietor of a bookstore
    lease giver, lessor
    someone who grants a lease
    owner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire
    the proprietor of an inn
    a woman proprietor
    newspaper publisher, publisher
    the proprietor of a newspaper
    an owner of property who receives payment for its use by another person
    restauranter, restaurateur
    the proprietor of a restaurant
    saloon keeper
    the proprietor of a saloon
    an owner or manager of a company that is engaged in lumbering
    boniface, host, innkeeper
    the owner or manager of an inn
    press lord
    a powerful newspaper proprietor
    type of:
    businessman, man of affairs
    a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
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