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(RQ:King James Version)
(RQ:Shakespeare Tempest): Fairely ſpoke ; / Sit then, and talke with her, ſhe is thine owne ;
''I own this car.''
To have recognized political sovereignty over a place, territory, as distinct from the ordinary connotation of property ownership.
To defeat or embarrass; to overwhelm.
''I will own my enemies.''
''If he wins, he will own you.''
To virtually or figuratively enslave.
To defeat, dominate, or be above, also spelled (m).
To be very good.
(quote-book)|location=London|year=1895|page=6|passage=For instance, when I flung the cat out of an upper window (though I did it from no ill-feeling, and it didn't hurt the cat), I was ready, after a moment's reflection, to own I was wrong, as a gentleman should.
(RQ:Conrad Heart of Darkness)
- They learned how perfectly peaceful the home could be. And they almost regretted—though none of them would have owned to such callousness—that their father was soon coming back.
1611, Shakespeare, ''The Tempest'', v.:
- ''Two of those fellows you must know and own.''
1843, (w), ''(w)'', book 2, ch. 1, ''Jocelin of Brakelond''
- ''It must be owned, the good Jocelin, spite of his beautiful childlike character, is but an altogether imperfect 'mirror' of these old-world things!''
To take responsibility for.
To answer to.
''to own one as a son''
To claim as one's own.