owner

noun
ADJECTIVE
sole
part

I'm part owner of the restaurant.

joint
former, original, previous
current, present
new
future, prospective
lawful, legal, rightful

The stolen painting has now been returned to its rightful owner.

private
lucky, proud

the proud owner of a new camera

business, car, dog, factory, home, land, property
VERB + OWNER
have

The car had only one previous owner.

find, trace

The police have been unable to trace the owner of the vehicle.

become

Their daughter became the owner of the farm in 1892.


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  • owner — own·er n: one with an interest in and often dominion over property: as a: legal owner in this entry b: one with the right to exclusive use, control, or possession of property c: a purchaser under a contract for the sale of real property see also …   Law dictionary

  • Owner — Own er, n. One who owns; a rightful proprietor; one who has the legal or rightful title, whether he is the possessor or not. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • owner — [n] person who has possession of something buyer, governor, heir, heir apparent, heiress, heritor, holder, keeper, landowner, legatee, partner, possessor, proprietor, purchaser, sharer, squire, titleholder; concepts 343,347,414 Ant. leaser,… …   New thesaurus

  • owner — ► NOUN ▪ a person who owns something. DERIVATIVES ownership noun …   English terms dictionary

  • owner — The person in whom is vested the ownership, dominion, or title of property; proprietor. He who has dominion of a thing, real or personal, corporeal or incorporeal, which he has a right to enjoy and do with as he pleases, even to spoil or destroy… …   Black's law dictionary

  • owner — own|er W2S2 [ˈəunə US ˈounər] n someone who owns something owner of ▪ I met the owner of the local hotel. original/previous/new owner ▪ the club s new owners ▪ He was now the proud owner of a bright red sports car. car owner/dog owner etc ▪ Dog… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • owner — noun (C) someone who owns something (+ of): I met the owner of the local hotel. | the proud owner of: the proud owner of a bright red sports car | car owner/dog owner etc: Dog owners have been warned to keep their animals under control. | home… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • owner */*/*/ — UK [ˈəʊnə(r)] / US [ˈoʊnər] noun [countable] Word forms owner : singular owner plural owners someone who owns something a restaurant/supermarket/hotel owner owner of: I am the owner of three antique cars. previous owner (= someone who owned a… …   English dictionary

  • owner — One who has complete dominion over particular property. 42 Am J1st Prop § 37. The person in whom the legal or equitable title rests. Anno: 2 ALR 779, s.95 ALR 1086. In common understanding, the person who, in case of the destruction of property,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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