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adjective as in possessed

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By 2012, Democratic President Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.

Tinder and OkCupid are both owned by IAC, the parent company of The Daily Beast.

He was born in an apartment above the grocery store owned by his immigrant parents in South Jamaica, Queens.

The TVA, a federally owned and chartered electric power provider, is a New Deal legacy just like Social Security.

The airplane was owned by an Indonesian budget carrier, Lion Air.

Neither privately owned nor government stock is entitled to voting power.

Until a few months ago, the boy has lived on a sugar plantation owned by a rich Tagal planter.

She had herself embroidered them to look like a pair worn by the rich lady whose husband owned the plantation.

Suppose that one single person owned all the food supply of a community isolated from the outside world.

Perhaps the very buffalo who owned this pair was the one that gored to death poor Olo.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to owned, such as: purchased, bought, enjoyed, had, held, and inherited.

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