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English noun: owner

1. owner (person) (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business


SamplesHe is the owner of a chain of restaurants.


Synonymsproprietor


Broader (hypernym)businessman, man of affairs


Narrower (hyponym)bookseller, lease giver, lessor, letter, newspaper publisher, patron, proprietress, publisher, renter, restauranter, restaurateur, saloon keeper, timberman


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. owner (person) a person who owns something


SamplesThey are searching for the owner of the car.
Who is the owner of that friendly smile?.


Synonymspossessor


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)holder, homeowner, householder, part-owner, saver, shipowner









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