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See definition of owning on Dictionary.com
  • verbpossess; be responsible for
  • verbacknowledge, admit

synonyms for owning

  • boast
  • control
  • dominate
  • enjoy
  • have
  • hold
  • keep
  • occupy
  • retain
  • inherit
  • reserve
  • be in possession of
  • be possessed of
  • fall heir to
  • have in hand
  • have rights
  • have title
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antonyms for owning

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  • abandon
  • forsake
  • give up
  • lack
  • let go
  • need
  • release
  • surrender
  • want
  • yield
  • deny
  • disavow
  • dispossess
  • lose
  • reject
  • sell
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How to use owning in a sentence

This way of owning Guilt in a wrong Place, is a common Artifice to hide it in a right one.
A LETTER FROM MR. CIBBER TO MR. POPECOLLEY CIBBER
Since then the whole of the trade of transit by rail has been conducted by the companies owning the lines.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
On the death of a husband owning a homestead the right survives to the widow, and usually to the minor children.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Think of owning even a half acre of pine woods, stillest and coolest of spots!
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
So if any one was to blame for the night's trouble it was myself—for owning that particular strain of cows.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
I dont mind owning I was rather smitten myself, or I should not have taken the trouble.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
And you must do me the justice of owning that I have done nothing to force Dora's inclinations.
A HOUSEFUL OF GIRLSSARAH TYTLER
Like our army, they gained their battles by never owning they were beaten.
EMILY BRONTA. MARY F. (AGNES MARY FRANCES) ROBINSON
Guy started, and gathered up his reins, owning it was foolish.
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
I need not say that the city of Rheims lay in the very heart of territory owning the English sway.
A HEROINE OF FRANCEEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
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WORDS RELATED TO OWNING

  • assigned to
  • commanding
  • controlling
  • covering
  • holding
  • living in
  • maintaining
  • obtaining
  • owning
  • permeating
  • pervading
  • placed
  • possessing
  • posted
  • remaining
  • residing
  • resting
  • settled on
  • sitting
  • situated
  • staying
  • taking up
  • tenanting
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