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Owner appears in the following tongue twister:

  • The owner of the inside inn was inside his inside inn with his inside outside his inside inn.

Owner appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Now I saw a siren won a Tony award… nuts essay asses’ tundra way, not an owner I saw as I won.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun owner:


The word owner is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun owner

What does owner mean as a name of something?

Owner is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: owners

  1. (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
  2. a person who owns something

Alternative definition of the noun owner


  1. One who owns (something).
  2. [context: nautical, slang] captain of a ship

Specialised definition of the noun owner

Glossary of sports / equestrian

the person who owns a particular racehorse and who decides, on the advice of the trainer, which races it should run (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)


Owner is a fictional character from the movie Black Sun.


  1. Owner is a job title, board member title, leadership role, project role.
  2. Owner: The person or organization which owns or owned this website.
  3. Owner: The person or organization that owns or owned this ski area.
  4. owner a.k.a. Principal: A job title given to a majority owner or partial owner of a business or company. In the United States, It is sometimes used as an alias for the 100% owner, although not very often. This job title is typically used in small company hierarchies in the United States and other countries. A legal definition of this job title would be the person having prime responsibility for an obligation as distinguished from one who acts as surety or as an endorser.

Phrases with Owner

Phrases starting with the word Owner:

  1. owner-driver
  2. owner-occupied
  3. owner-occupier
  4. Owner-operator

Phrases ending with the word Owner:

  1. By Owner
  2. part-owner
  3. slave owner
  4. Majority Owner
  5. property owner
  6. Beneficial owner
  7. plantation owner
  8. Traditional Owner

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Owner

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Google previewCFR (1998)

A 5-percent owner is any individual that, at any time during the testing period, owns a five percent or more direct...

Google previewLearn Xcode Tools for Mac OS X and iPhone Development (2010)

by Ian Piper

File's Owner is a special object that represents the object (in this case MainViewController) that owns or loads the...

This may seem odd, since in a conventional Mac OS X application File's Owner is an instance of NSApplication, but in this ...

Google previewIncome Tax Regulations

by CCH

A 5-percent owner is any individual that, at any time during the testing period, owns a five percent or more direct...

Google previewMillinery Trade Review (1921)

The owner is the buyer. Corsets and needlework are carried in addition to the millinery. II. Josephine Neilson has succeeded R. A. Parrott in operating "The Little Shop Around the Corner," 211 Cherry street, Jamestown, N.Y. The owner is the ...

Google previewFederal Income Tax (2008)

Code and Regulations--Selected Sections as of June 1, 2008 by Martin B. Dickinson

A 5-percent owner is any individual that, at any time during the testing period, owns a five percent or more direct...

Google previewCode of Federal Regulations, Title 26, Internal Revenue, Pt. 1 (Sections 1. 301-1. 400), Revised as of April 1 2010 (2010)

by Office of the Federal Register

A 5-percent owner is any individual that, at any time during the testing period, owns a five percent or more direct ownership...

Google previewMoney Laundering, Asset Forfeiture and Recovery and Compliance – A Global Guide (2017)

by William H. Byrnes, Robert J. Munro

for service providers to ensure that no business relationship is established with a PEP or where the third party or beneficial owner is a PEP, unless the prior approval of the board and management has ...

Google previewDrafting Internet Agreements (2010)

by Gregory J. Battersby, Charles W. Grimes, Leonard T. Nuara

Trademark Owner is a public company traded on the New York Stock Exchange ( Symbol:TMO) with a market capitalization of approximately $10 billion. [ ] 2. Trademark Owner is a leading developer and manufacturer of computer systems, ...

Google previewBulgaria Doing Business for Everyone Guide - Practical Information and Contacts (2012)


owner is a resident with a known address in the country and the day of service call for release of goods sent by the office have expired three months. The invitation is sent within one week from the date of presentation of the goods ...

Google previewThe Parks, Promenades and Gardens of Paris (2014)

by William Robinson

The owner is an amateur, and has a most interesting little garden of fruit trees. In addition to...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Insurance Terms (2010)

by Lawrence Silver, Robert E Stevens, Kenneth Clow

For example, suppose the owner of a convenience ...

Google previewA new law dictionary ... (1792)

by Richard Burn, John Burn

is where any money or coin, gold, filver, plate, or bullion, is found hidden in the earth, or other private place, the owner thereof being unknown ; in which case, the treasure belongs to the ...

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Quotes about Owner

dog catch

the bis cuts...

with owner...

the owner did

not give

the bis cuts...

the dog cath to bite

very simply at owner hands.... (Otteri Selvakumar)
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Scrabble value of O1W4N1E1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of OWNER

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