Owner
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]

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  • owner — own‧er [ˈəʊnə ǁ ˈoʊnər] noun [countable] 1. a person or organization that owns something: • Legally, the buyer becomes the owner at the instant the contract is made. • The bank s new fixed rate mortgage is proving popular with home owners. owner… …   Financial and business terms

  • 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 — [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 — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ sole ▪ part ▪ I m part owner of the restaurant. ▪ joint ▪ former, original …   Collocations 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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