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own up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. make a clean breast of, own up, fess upverb

    admit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error

    "the writer of the anonymous letter owned up after they identified his handwriting"

Wiktionary

  1. own upverb

    to acknowledge, confess, or admit guilt. Often used with to.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of own up in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of own up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of own up in a Sentence

  1. The GOP senator:

    The GOP senator needs to own up to, because sooner or later, we need somebody in the United States Senate that will stand up to Communist China.

  2. Michael Curzio:

    I'm gon na own up, i did parade, demonstrate and picket( inside the Capitol). I can't deny that. You have it on video. I'm not gon na contest it.

  3. Verene Shepherd:

    I think he missed an opportunity ... we still need for someone to own up to the wrong.

  4. President Obama:

    We have to own up to the fact that occasionally there are going to be problems here.

  5. Chris Cuomo:

    And Iguarantee you, people will find ways to defend them by attacking me, but they wont own up to the obvious. But thats politics.

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  • κατέχουν μέχριGreek

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