own

All Adjective
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  • He used government resources and state-owned media to carry out his campaign.
  • Indeed, had not the whole of it come from his own wrong-doing? Cited from Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
  • Then she went on down the hall to her own sitting-room. Cited from The Hollow of Her Hand, George Barr McCutcheon
  • At this level students could start to move on their own.
  • However, they are in the process of building their own purpose-built Academy.
  • He took her hand, and his own self-control broke down. Cited from The Testing of Diana Mallory, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Each language had its own name for the local version.
  • "I put it to you that it is your own hand-writing!" Cited from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
  • I hold that there is nothing like one's own roof-tree. Cited from Psmith, Journalist, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • You'll have your own house to look after -- your own drawing-room. Cited from Sally Bishop, by E. Temple Thurston
  • Most, if not all, of these system were private-owned services.
  • For we all know the secret of our own wrong-doing. Cited from Poor Relations, by Honore de Balzac
  • Not that I care much what they think, but my own self-respect is gone. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V4
  • I knew, therefore, that I should probably find her in her own sitting-room. Cited from The Queen of Hearts, by Wilkie Collins
  • All players return their own cards to the board, and the next deal is played.
  • Before going to bed, she went to her own sitting-room on the left of the hall. Cited from Westways, by S. Weir Mitchell [AKA: Silas Weir Mitchell]
  • She had rather not see you herself; she is keeping to her own sitting-room. Cited from The Woman in Black, by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  • Every woman has a right to be pretty in her own dining-room. Cited from The House in Good Taste, by Elsie de Wolfe
  • That letter I now have, and in his own hand-writing. Cited from The Two Admirals, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • Do we stop loving ourselves when we have lost our own self-respect? Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 25, Nov, 1859
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Meaning of own

  • verb Have ownership or possession of
    He owns three houses in Florida, How many cars does she have?