owen

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Karao[edit]

Interjection[edit]

owen

  1. yes

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English āgan, from Proto-Germanic *aiganą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

owen

  1. To own, possess, have control over, have authority over
  2. To acquire, to receive ownership of
  3. To owe, ought to give, have a debt towards
  4. To be obliged to give
  5. To respect, love (especially an authority)
  6. To be appropriate, fitting, right for a situation
  7. (auxillary); ought, should, be obliged to, be obligated to

Usage notes[edit]

This verb's past forms often have present connotations; this has occurred to such a degree in Modern English that this verb's past tense became a separate verb, ought.

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