Definition of owner in English:

owner

noun

  • A person who owns something.

    ‘the proud owner of a huge Dalmatian’
    ‘restaurant owners’
    • ‘As such a new agreement with the owners would have to be done for a period of two years.’
    • ‘The new law is designed for businesses which occupy premises, and not property owners.’
    • ‘Pub landlords and club owners claim a ban will ruin trade and could lead to the loss of jobs.’
    • ‘The owner is a banker who has a number of banks but refuses to pay the workers money owed.’
    • ‘Mr Day says it is clear that the onus is on the owners of the animals to keep them out of the park.’
    • ‘If you reserve seats in a restaurant and don't turn up it can be serious for the restaurant owner.’
    • ‘The owners of a village pub and restaurant have sold up and are heading off to Spain.’
    • ‘It is like a savings scheme but it means that the owners of the properties aren't landed with a large bill.’
    • ‘This led the owner to spend quite a bit of money in medical expenses on the injured dog.’
    • ‘If her owners are not traced soon a new home will have to be found for her.’
    • ‘The only problem is that the owner of the ticket may not be aware of his or her success.’
    • ‘Each owner had a say in the design and therefore no house is quite the same as the next.’
    • ‘Private landlords often play a key role in encouraging other owners to get work done.’
    • ‘Now Tom and his landlady mum Rebecca are asking for the rightful owner to contact them.’
    • ‘So all dog owners are asked to make sure that it is not their pet which is doing the damage.’
    • ‘Where are the natty details, the pleasing little touches that make you proud to be an owner?’
    • ‘The owners were assured that horses cannot contract the disease although they can carry it.’
    • ‘Bar and restaurant owners have signed up staff for courses on how to deal better with customers.’
    • ‘The super pooches brought back a clutch of gongs, to the delight of their proud owners.’
    • ‘However, his proud owners are hoping he will follow in the footsteps of his ancestors and win big.’
    possessor, holder, proprietor, proprietress, homeowner, freeholder, landlord, landlady, master, mistress, keeper
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Pronunciation

owner

/ˈəʊnə/