owner

[ oh-ner ]
/ ˈoʊ nər /

noun

a person who owns; possessor; proprietor.

Nearby words

  1. own goal,
  2. own medicine,
  3. own person, be one's,
  4. own up,
  5. owned,
  6. owner-occupied,
  7. owner-occupier,
  8. owner-operator,
  9. ownership,
  10. ownership flat

Origin of owner

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at own, -er1

Related formsnon·own·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for non-owner

owner

/ (ˈəʊnə) /

noun

a person who owns; legal possessor
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Word Origin and History for non-owner

owner

n.

mid-14c., agent noun from own (v.).

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