Translation of "own" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective, pronoun, determiner uk /əʊn/ us /oʊn/

belonging to a particular person

Each student has his or her own dictionary.
Petra makes all her own clothes.
(all) on your own


Jessica lives on her own.
(all) on your own

without any help

sin ayuda
I cooked dinner all on my own.
verb uk /əʊn/ us /oʊn/

to have something that belongs to you

He owns a lot of land.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “own” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əun/

to have as a possession

poseer, tener, ser dueño de
I own a car.

to admit that something is true

confesar, admitir
I own that I have not been working very hard.
owner noun

a person who owns something

propietario, dueño
Are you the owner of that car?
ownership noun

get one’s own back

to revenge oneself

vengarse, desquitarse, tomarse la revancha
He has beaten me this time, but I’ll get my own back (on him).
own up phrasal verb (often with to)

to admit that one has done something

He owned up to having broken the window.

(Translation of “own” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)