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enable

Synonyms:

accredit, authorize, commission, coronate, crown, depute, empower, endow, energize, enroll.
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Correct spelling:
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.

What does the acronym own stand for?

OWN abbreviation definitions:
–  TCAS II equipped aircraft - source of TCAS event
–  Beat, dominate ( gaming)

Synonyms:

adjective
belonging to individual
mine, inherent, Yours, peculiar, endemic, private, resident, His, theirs, very own, individual, Its, owned, Hers, intrinsic, particular, personal.
private
nonpublic, behind the scenes, close to one's chest, not open, non-public.
special
private.
unburden
out with it, get off one's chest, unbosom, easer, let hair down, tell all, unburden, shaker, dumper.
noun
own
ain, personal.
self
individualization, identicals, Oneself, self-hood, proprium, personals.
verb
acknowledge, admit
confess, declare, assent to, come clean, disclose, grant, concede, own up, let on, allow, avow, recognize, make clean breast of, tell the truth.
possess
acquire, hold, claim, possess, monopolize, have.
possess; be responsible for
have, dominate, fall heir to, keep, boast, reserve, retain, be possessed of, have rights, have title, control, have in hand, hold, be in possession of, enjoy, inherit, occupy.
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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