english dictionary definition meaningYesDictionary.com



a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l   m   n   o   p   q   r   s   t   u   v   w   x   y   z   







Lookup English Definition:

own    : ['on]
Own \Own\ ([=o]n), v. t. [OE. unnen to grant, permit, be pleased
with, AS. unnan to grant; akin to OS. giunnan, G. g["o]nnen,
Icel. unna; of uncertain origin. This word has been confused
with own to possess.]
To grant; to acknowledge; to admit to be true; to confess; to
recognize in a particular character; as, we own that we have
forfeited your love.
[1913 Webster]

The wakeful bloodhound rose, and shook his hide;
But his sagacious eye an inmate owns. --Keats.
[1913 Webster]


Own \Own\, a. [OE. owen, awen, auen, aughen, AS. [=a]gen, p. p.
of [=a]gan to possess; akin to OS. [=e]gan, G. & D. eigen,
Icel. eiginn, Sw. & Dan. egen. [root]110. See {Owe}.]
Belonging to; belonging exclusively or especially to;
peculiar; -- most frequently following a possessive pronoun,
as my, our, thy, your, his, her, its, their, in order to
emphasize or intensify the idea of property, peculiar
interest, or exclusive ownership; as, my own father; my own
composition; my own idea; at my own price. "No man was his
own [i. e., no man was master of himself, or in possession of
his senses]." --Shak.
[1913 Webster]

{To hold one's own}, to keep or maintain one's possessions;
to yield nothing; esp., to suffer no loss or disadvantage
in a contest. --Shak.
[1913 Webster]


Own \Own\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Owned}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Owning}.] [OE. ohnien, ahnien, AS. [=a]gnian, fr. [=a]gen
own, a. See {Own}, a.]
To hold as property; to have a legal or rightful title to; to
be the proprietor or possessor of; to possess; as, to own a
house.
[1913 Webster]

own
adj 1: belonging to or on behalf of a specified person
(especially yourself); preceded by a possessive; "for
your own use"; "do your own thing"; "she makes her own
clothes"; "`ain' is Scottish" [synonym: {own(a)}, {ain}]
v 1: have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in
Florida"; "How many cars does she have?" [synonym: {own},
{have}, {possess}]




install english dictionary definition & meaning lookup widget!


english dictionary definition meaning工具:
Select Color:

































































english dictionary meaning information:
  • STAIRWAY | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    These examples are from the Cambridge English Corpus and from sources on the web Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors
  • BOT | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    bot definition: 1 a computer program that works automatically, especially one that searches for and finds information on the internet: 2 informal a robot 3 a person's bottom: Learn more
  • English Definition Synonyms | Reverso
    A wide-ranging dictionary lookup tool When you look up the definition of a word in our English dictionary, the results displayed will include not only words and phrases from the general dictionary, but also definitions added by users
  • English Cobuild dictionary | Learn English | Reverso
    T o meet the needs of people learning English, Reverso offers a free English dictionary that goes far beyond what a normal monolingual dictionary or thesaurus can provide by explaining the use of words and phrases in natural language and providing real-life examples This English dictionary for learners features definitions written in language that is easy to understand, examples taken from
  • Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Thesaurus - The Free Dictionary
    Magdalene Asylums Named after Mary Magdalene, who, according to Christian tradition, repented her sins and became one of Jesus' closest followers, Magdalene asylums were institutions largely run by various orders of the Catholic Church to rehabilitate so-called fallen women—prostitutes, unwed mothers, even girls considered too promiscuous or flirtatious—through hard labor and penance
  • English to French, Italian, German Spanish Dictionary . . .
    French and Italian Dictionaries WordReference has two of its own dictionaries plus those of Collins The French dictionary has over 250,000 translations and the Italian dictionary has nearly 200,000 These dictionaries continue to grow and improve as well
  • Dictionary by Merriam-Webster: Americas most-trusted . . .
    The dictionary by Merriam-Webster is America's most trusted online dictionary for English word definitions, meanings, and pronunciation #wordsmatter
  • Meaning - definition of meaning by The Free Dictionary
    syn: meaning, sense, significance, purport denote that which is expressed or indicated by language or action meaning is general, describing that which is intended to be, or actually is, expressed: the meaning of a statement sense often refers to a particular meaning of a word or phrase: The word “run” has many senses sense may also be used of meaning that is intelligible or reasonable
  • Authentic | Definition of Authentic by Merriam-Webster
    Choose the Right Synonym for authentic authentic, genuine, bona fide mean being actually and exactly what is claimed authentic implies being fully trustworthy as according with fact an authentic account of the perilous journey ; it can also stress painstaking or faithful imitation of an original an authentic reproduction authentic Vietnamese cuisine genuine implies actual character not
  • Collins French to English (One Way) Dictionary Grammar . . .
    Collins French to English Dictionary Grammar is an up-to-date one-way Kindle dictionary with a user-friendly grammar guide It lets you look up the English translation of French words





English Dictionary  2005-2009

|dictionary |Business Directories,Company Directories |ZIP Code,Postal Code