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owned meaning

EN[əʊnd]
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WOwned
  • Owned is a slang word that originated among 1990s hackers,
  • The term's original usage was close to that of the traditional meaning of the word own – for instanc
  • Owned has now spread beyond computer and gaming contexts and become part of standard slang,
owned
  • VerbBFownSGownsPRowning
    1. simple past tense and past participle of own.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Link love is reciprocal; if you provide it liberally, it comes back to you. If you don't, you'll turn into your own walled garden.
        • Simon Chilvers, menswear editor at Matchesfashion.com , dates it back as far as the 1990s, citing River Phoenix in My Own Private Idaho as the original helixer.
        • To screen out the houses, Mr. Darke and Ms. Zoehrer have planted cedars and katsura trees, sweetshrub and shadbush, and turned their gaze inward, to the garden of their own making.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • He straggled away from the crowd and went off on his own.
        • I had inbreathed their mystery and outbreathed it again as my own.
        • My custom word processor? Yeah, I could have just installed Word or OpenOffice, but I always prefer to roll my own.

    Meaning of owned for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "owned" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Past participles
            • Verb simple past forms
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