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applaud, bless, boost, felicitate, laud, praise, salute, toast, stroke, wish joy to.
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own
Definition:
To grant; to acknowledge; to admit to be true; to confess; to recognize in a particular character; as, we own that we have forfeited your love.

Synonyms:

adjective
belonging to individual
endemic, individual, inherent, intrinsic, mine, owned, particular, peculiar, personal, private, resident, Hers, His, Its, Yours, theirs, very own.
private
non-public, nonpublic, not open, behind the scenes, close to one's chest.
special
private.
unburden
unburden, let hair down, out with it, dumper, shaker, unbosom, easer, tell all, get off one's chest.
noun
own
ain, personal.
self
individualization, Oneself, personals, identicals, proprium, self-hood.
verb
acknowledge, admit
allow, avow, concede, confess, declare, disclose, grant, let on, recognize, own up, tell the truth, assent to, come clean, make clean breast of.
possess
acquire, claim, have, hold, monopolize, possess.
possess; be responsible for
boast, control, dominate, enjoy, have, hold, inherit, keep, occupy, reserve, retain, be in possession of, be possessed of, have in hand, fall heir to, have rights, have title.
possession
have, own, possess.
separate
individual.
Examples of usage:
  1. Why, I know them as well as I know me own mother." – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  2. But can you not trust his own father and mother? – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  3. It is true that I love Eveena as I can love no other in this world or my own. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  4. I should hate to have to go home and own that I had not been up the mountain after all," said Mrs Stone. – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  5. Speak to me, my own love- one word- just one word." – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)

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