To have rightful possession of (property, goods or capital); "To possess by right; to have the right of property in; to have the legal right or rightful title to." (Ref 1) (verb)
To claim as one's own; to answer to. (verb)
To defeat or embarrass; to overwhelm. (verb)
To virtually or figuratively enslave. (verb)
To defeat, dominate, or be above, also spelled pwn. (verb)
To illicitly obtain "super-user" or "root" access into a computer system thereby having access to all of the user files on that system; pwn. (verb)
To admit to be true; concede, grant, allow, acknowledge, confess; not to deny; to admit to be true. (Ref 2) (verb)
To acknowledge or admit the possession or ownership of. (Ref 3) (verb)
To grant; give. (verb)
To admit; concede; acknowledge. (verb)
To recognise; acknowledge. (verb)
To confess. (verb)
Examples of word own
Just as homosexuality combined with pre-modern medicine not going to pass on your own genes if you choose not to reproduce is likely to stop the passing on of _your own_ genes, but could improve the survival of those related to you- say you help raise your niece or nephew- asexuality might well improve social fitness.
For me, the most intellectually stimulating conversations of the year were with Fellows who spoke not of the most recent book they had read in their field or a lecture they had just heard on the very subject they deal with in their own university, but with those who were trying to relate knowledge and methods gained in some other field to their own .
She received all attentions from the Royal Family as her due, and knew not how to draw the distinction between what was due to her own merit and what was given by these personages as due to their _own_ high standard of courtesy and compassion.
The _slave_ never can do this as long as he is a _slave_; whilst he is a "chattel personal" he can own _no_ property; but the time _is to come_ when _every_ man is to sit under _his own_ vine and _his own_ fig-tree, and no domineering driver, or irresponsible master, or irascible mistress, shall make him afraid of the chain or the whip.
In fact he would have given ten thousand pounds from his own pocket (Kate's plum was _her own_) if he could have invented anything like an excuse for complying with our very natural wishes.