[ UK /ˈə‍ʊnd/ ]
[ US /ˈoʊnd/ ]
  1. having an owner; often used in combination
    state-owned railways
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How To Use owned In A Sentence

  • Use of a University-owned mobile telephone and mobile telephone airtime service is intended for official University business.
  • Moe is a 32 year old privately-owned chimp kept in a backyard in Los Angeles.
  • Refreshed and regowned, again in dark colors unrelieved by any bright embroidery, Aene paced nervously along a subtly lit path towards the Castrea residence.
  • The typical Ruby-crowned Kinglet nest is deep and is suspended from two hanging twigs.
  • Before 'mancipation my mammy and daddy owned by the very same old fellar, Thomas Henry McNeil. Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4
  • The flat fourth story is crowned by an emphatic cornice, above which is a tall mansard roof sheltering two more stories.
  • Sinosteel, another Chinese-owned metals conglomerate, has plans to develop a massive opencast iron ore mine in the Weld range, a ridge of hills 400 miles north-east of Perth. Australia leases out mineral-rich land as China's hunger for resources grows
  • There are too many nice boats sitting at their moorings, owned by people with no time to sail them.
  • There was Patch after was drowned out of a curagh that turned over. The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays
  • Settlers brought with them the idea of land as a partible, bounded commodity, owned by an individual (or self-selected partnership), transferable, and exclusive in perpetuity. Belongings: Property, Family, and Identity in Colonial South Africa
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