Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /əʊn/

Translation of own in French:


  • propre her own car sa propre voiture


  • my own le mien, la mienne his/her own le sien, la sienne he has a room of his own il a sa propre chambre or une chambre à lui a house of our (very) own une maison (bien) à nous


  • avoir [car, house, dog] she owns three shops elle est propriétaire de trois magasins who owns that house? à qui est cette maison?


to get one's own back

se venger (on sb de qn)

on one's own

tout seul/toute seule

Phrasal verbs

own up


Definition of own in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day apathetic
Pronunciation: apəˈθɛtɪk
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern