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Definitions and Synonyms of own | Another word for own | What is own?

Definition 1: have ownership or possession of - [verb of possession]

Samples where own or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He owns three houses in Florida
  • How many cars does she have?

Synonyms for own in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of own ) possess beforehand

(own has a similar meaning as ...) have as a feature

"This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"

Definition 2: belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where own or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • for your own use
  • do your own thing
  • she makes her own clothes
  • `ain' is Scottish

Synonyms for own in the sense of this definition

(own is similar to ...) concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality

"a personal favor" "for your personal use" "personal papers" "I have something personal to tell you" "a personal God" "he has his personal bank account and she has hers"

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