Meaning of “own” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /əʊn/
Extra Examples
We own shares in a number of companies.My family owns the company, so we get a cut of the profits.Liam boasted that he owned two sports cars.In the US, national parks are owned and managed by the government.Many people underestimate the cost of owning a car.

B1 to have something that legally belongs to you:

The University owns a lot of the land around here.

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(Definition of “own verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)