Part of speech: verb

To have the rightful title to; possess.

Part of speech: verb

To admit; acknowledge; confess; avow; recognize.

Part of speech: adjective

Belonging to oneself; individual; real; intimately related.

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Usage examples "own":

  1. Has she a will of her own? - "A Family Man (From the Fifth Series Plays)", John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009.
  2. All myself, my own? - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. I'm going to look for a man who is too clever for his own good. - "Whispering Wires", Henry Leverage.