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own

  

      determiner   preceded by a possessive  
1   
a    (intensifier)  
John's own idea, your own mother     
b    (as pronoun)  
I'll use my own     
2    on behalf of oneself or in relation to oneself  
he is his own worst enemy     
3    come into one's own   to become fulfilled  
she really came into her own when she got divorced     
4    get one's own back  
Informal   to have revenge  
5    hold one's own   to maintain one's situation or position, esp. in spite of opposition or difficulty  
6    on one's own  
a    without help  
b    by oneself; alone  
      vb  
7    tr   to have as one's possession  
8    when intr, often foll by: up, to, or up to   to confess or admit; acknowledge  
9    tr; takes a clause as object  
Now rare   to concede  
I own that you are right     
     (Old English agen, originally past participle of agan to have; related to Old Saxon egan, Old Norse eiginn. See owe)  


mind-your-own-business  
      n   a Mediterranean urticaceous plant, Helxine soleirolii, with small dense leaves: used for cover  
own brand  
      n  
a    an item packaged and marketed under the brand name of a particular retailer, usually a large supermarket chain, rather than that of the manufacturer  
b    (as modifier)  
own-brand products        (Also)    own label  
own goal  
      n  
1      (Soccer)   a goal scored by a player accidentally kicking the ball into his own team's net,   (Abbrev.)    o.g  
2    Informal   any action that results in disadvantage to the person who took it or to a party, group, etc. with which that person is associated  
roll-your-own  
      n  
Informal   a hand-rolled cigarette  
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own

  

      adj  
1    individual, particular, personal, private  
      pron  
2    on one's own      alone, by oneself, by one's own efforts, independently, isolated, left to one's own devices, off one's own bat, on one's tod     (Brit. slang)   singly, (standing) on one's own two feet, unaided, unassisted, under one's own steam  
3    hold one's own      compete, keep going, keep one's end up, keep one's head above water, maintain one's position  
      vb  
4    be in possession of, be responsible for, enjoy, have, hold, keep, possess, retain  
5    own up (to)      admit, come clean (about), come out of the closet     (informal)   confess, cough     (slang)   'fess up     (U.S.)   make a clean breast of, tell the truth (about)  
6    acknowledge, admit, allow, allow to be valid, avow, concede, confess, disclose, go along with, grant, recognize  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

eat one's own dogfood exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"

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exp.
a sample of the unpleasantness that one has been giving other people
[Fig.]
v.
to show in an improper or selfish way that you are happy with your own success or another person's failure
exp.
The choice of web suicide or deletion of interactions for one’s own amounts to web death with regard to ones internet life.
[Tech.]
n.
a person who sets up and runs a business on their own
n.
money that is paid because someone suffered from a loss of what they own (such as injury)
When you are responsible for someone's serious injury, I think you should pay compensation to that person.
n.
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because what they own has been damaged
[US] She received a compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
n.
when a person kills someone then takes their own life it is referred to as a murder suicide
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
n.
sigle of "Air Launched Cruise Missile" that can find his target electronically by his own means at a long distance according to a memorized map of the landscape he has to pass over
can also be launched from the soil or the sea. they can be reprogrammed or destroyed during the fly by the "sender"
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