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Pwn vs. Own

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Pwnverb

To own, to defeat or dominate (someone or something, especially a game or someone playing a game).

Ownverb

(transitive) To have rightful possession of (property, goods or capital); to have legal title to.

‘I own this car.’;

Pwnnoun

Triumph, victory. Often exclaimed after an opponent in a video game is defeated.

Ownverb

(transitive) To have recognized political sovereignty over a place, territory, as distinct from the ordinary connotation of property ownership.

‘The United States owns Point Roberts by the terms of the Treaty of Oregon.’;

Pwnnoun

An exploit in computer security.

Ownverb

(transitive) To defeat or embarrass; to overwhelm.

‘I will own my enemies.’; ‘If he wins, he will own you.’;

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Ownverb

(transitive) To virtually or figuratively enslave.

Ownverb

To defeat, dominate, or be above, also spelled pwn.

Ownverb

To illicitly obtain superuser or root access to a computer system, thereby having access to all of the user files on that system; pwn.

Ownverb

To grant; give.

Ownverb

(intransitive) To admit, concede, grant, allow, acknowledge, confess; not to deny.

Ownverb

(transitive) To admit; concede; acknowledge.

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Ownverb

(transitive) To answer to.

Ownverb

(transitive) To recognise; acknowledge.

‘to own one as a son’;

Ownverb

(transitive) To claim as one's own.

Ownverb

To confess.

Ownadjective

Belonging to; possessed; proper to. Often marks a possessive determiner as reflexive, referring back to the subject of the clause or sentence.

Ownadjective

(obsolete) Peculiar, domestic.

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Ownadjective

(obsolete) Not foreign.

Ownverb

To grant; to acknowledge; to admit to be true; to confess; to recognize in a particular character; as, we own that we have forfeited your love.

‘The wakeful bloodhound rose, and shook his hide;But his sagacious eye an inmate owns.’;

Ownverb

To hold as property; to have a legal or rightful title to; to be the proprietor or possessor of; to possess; as, to own a house.

Ownadjective

Belonging to; belonging exclusively or especially to; peculiar; - most frequently following a possessive pronoun, as my, our, thy, your, his, her, its, their, in order to emphasize or intensify the idea of property, peculiar interest, or exclusive ownership; as, my own father; my own composition; my own idea; at my own price.

Ownverb

have ownership or possession of;

‘He owns three houses in Florida’; ‘How many cars does she have?’;

Ownadjective

belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive;

‘for your own use’; ‘do your own thing’; ‘she makes her own clothes’; ‘`ain' is Scottish’;

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