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1 own /ˈoʊn/ adjective
1 own
/ˈoʊn/
adjective
Learner's definition of OWN
always used before a noun
used to say that something belongs or relates to a particular person or thing and to no other always used after a possessive (such as “my,” “your,” or “their”)
used to stress the fact that a person does or makes something without the help of other people always used after a possessive
2 own /ˈoʊn/ pronoun
2 own
/ˈoʊn/
pronoun
Learner's definition of OWN
: something or someone that belongs or relates to a particular person or thing and to no other always used after a possessive (such as “my,” “your,” “their,” or “Joe's”)

come into your own

see 1come

get your own back

see get back at get

hold your own

see 1hold

on your own

: without being helped by anyone or anything
: without anyone or anything else : alone
: in a state or condition in which there is nobody to help you

to each his own

or each to his own
see 2each
3 own /ˈoʊn/ verb
owns; owned; owning
3 own
/ˈoʊn/
verb
owns; owned; owning
Learner's definition of OWN
not used in progressive tenses, [+ object] : to have (something) as property : to legally possess (something)
old-fashioned : to admit that something is true
[+ object]
[no object]
usually + to

own up

[phrasal verb]
: to admit that you have done a usually bad thing : to confess to something
usually + to
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