The true perks of owning a Bus go much further than the mechanics.
We loved Zellweger as Bridget Jones for owning her weight, finding love, and never settling for less than she deserved.
Furthermore, making a profit is only one component of owning a business.
owning up to and understanding past prejudices may not make ethnic tensions instantly disappear.
The group concluded that owning a dog, in particular, was “probably associated” with a reduced risk of heart disease.
In 1860 a new prince, owning allegiance to the Dutch, was set up.
Rights we had bargained for with men, which they, not owning them, had gravely given!
And bad men might avail themselves of any facilities of owning insincerity, to commit more of it.
I shrunk with morbid nervousness from owning to any knowledge of Eugen.
He noted with life-long sadness the sordid baseness inseparably attending the fact of owning or being a slave.
Old English agen "one's own," literally "possessed by," from Proto-Germanic *aigana- "possessed, owned" (cf. Old Saxon egan, Old Frisian egin, Old Norse eiginn, Dutch eigen, German eigen "own"), from past participle of PIE *aik- "to be master of, possess," source of Old English agan "to have" (see owe).
evolved in early Middle English from Old English geagnian, from root agan "to have, to own" (see owe), and in part from the adjective own (q.v.). It became obsolete after c.1300, but was revived early 17c., in part as a back-formation of owner (mid-14c.), which continued. Related: Owned; owning. To own up "make full confession" is from 1853.