[ US /ˈoʊnɝˌʃɪp/ ]
[ UK /ˈə‍ʊnəʃˌɪp/ ]
  1. the state or fact of being an owner
  2. the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
  3. the act of having and controlling property
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How To Use ownership In A Sentence

  • The unpleasant truth is that hiding behind private ownership only hides the fall in value from people who choose not to look.
  • It was the least encumbered of all the tenures with obsolete and burdensome features, reminiscent of an older day, when land-holding involved public rights and duties as well as private rights of ownership.
  • Selig said relocation of the team is subject to certain contingencies, including a formal vote (three-quarters needed) of ownership at the next owners meetings Nov. 17-18 in Chicago. USATODAY.com - Selig confirms Expos' move
  • A multiparty legal committee has rejected draft laws on mine ownership and is set to send other so-called "indigenization" rules back to the drawing board. Zimbabwe Lawmakers Reject ‘Indigenization’ Regulations
  • Car ownership rates are higher in rural areas than the national average.
  • Our ownership of more than one inspirational book that began with the phrase "chicken soup," yet contained no recipes. Joel Dovev: The Moment I Knew
  • Property relations should be reformed to give greater security to the ownership of land.
  • Where ownership is not committed to long-term success, the prognosis for ongoing performance improvement is poor.
  • Theft would not cover obtaining ownership by deception.
  • Obviously, one way to do it is to actually make them owners, for example, with an employee stock ownership plan.
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