1. (v. t.) 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.

2. (a.) 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.

3. (v.) 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.

accept acknowledge admit admit everything agree provisionally allow assent grudgingly avow by one come clean concede confess cop a plea enjoy express general agreement free and clear go along with grant have have title to held hold in fee in fee simple in hand in seisin in stock in store let on not oppose on hand open up out with it own up owned plead guilty possess possessed recognize retain spill spill it spit it out tell all tell the truth warrant yield


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