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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ownedadjective

    having an owner; often used in combination

    "state-owned railways"

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  1. Owned

    Owned is a slang word that originated among 1990s hackers, where it referred to "rooting" or gaining administrative control over someone else's computer. The term's original usage was close to that of the traditional meaning of the word own – for instance, "I owned the network at MIT" indicated that the speaker had cracked the servers and had the same root-level privileges that the legitimate owner of the servers had. Some more examples are "I owned you" and "You got owned". Owned, a later variant, became more common in the late 1990s, as did the more abstract usage referring to any compromised security mechanism. By 1997, owned was regularly used in website defacements, and it subsequently spread to gaming circles, where it was used to refer to defeat in a game. For example, if a player makes a particularly impressive kill shot or wins a match by an appreciable margin in a multiplayer video game, it is not uncommon for him or her to say owned to the loser, as a manifestation of victory, a taunt, or provocation. Ownage has become a modern equivalent to a "Turkey shoot," such as an experienced faction versus a beginner or disadvantaged faction. In slang form, owned is the adjective owning is the verb and ownage is the noun.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. owned

    1. [cracker slang; often written “0wned”] Your condition when your machine has been cracked by a root exploit, and the attacker can do anything with it. This sense is occasionally used by hackers. 2. [gamers, IRC, crackers] To be dominated, controlled, mastered. For example, if you make a statement completely and utterly false, and someone else corrects it in a way that humiliates or removes you, you are said to “have been owned” by that person. When referring to games, “I own0r UT GOTYE” means that one has mastered Unreal Tournament, Game of the Year Edition to such a level that even the hardest AI characters are mere lunchmeat, and that no ordinary mortal player would even receive a point in competition. There are several spelling variants: 0wned, 0wn0r3d, even pwn0r3d. Hackers do not use this sense.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'owned' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2852

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'owned' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3310

Anagrams for owned »

  1. Downe, downe, endow, Woden, woned

  2. Downe

  3. Endow

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of owned in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of owned in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of owned in a Sentence

  1. Van Donge:

    There's a lot of great things the bank brought to Merrill, But it's easier to give objective advice at a pure investment firm like Stifel that incidentally owns a bank than to work a firm that is owned by a bank.

  2. Kevin McAlister:

    Apparently he's hoping that most wouldn't expect a full accounting of his consulting company, additional corporate ownerships, rental income from properties co-owned with (Rubio friend) David Rivera, capital gains, household employees, and self-employment, what is Marco Rubio hiding by not reaching the bar he's setting for Trump and releasing his full tax returns?

  3. Andrew Torba:

    I didn't set out to build a' conservative social network' by any means, but I felt that it was time for a conservative leader to step up and to provide a forum where anybody can come and speak freely without fear of censorship, every major communication outlet, every major social network, is run, owned, controlled and operated by progressive leaders, progressive workers in Silicon Valley.

  4. Natalie Wood:

    Oh goodness, if I was n’t able to touch [ that money ], I would n’t have electricity, water, or a roof over my head, but you know, the thing a lot of us forget, Natalie Wood included, is you put down first, last, and a security deposit and you’re in a place. But how about all the deposits necessary for water, gas, electricity — all of our things had to be put in storage. Even doing that we lost more than half of everything we owned … and finding a motel that would accept us with dogs was not easy. It was costly … We’re still coming to terms with everything, so we’re not pulled together by any stretch of the imagination, but we’re trying. I ’m trying very hard to make it a home.

  5. Luke Messer:

    I’ve got a home in Indiana that I’ve owned for 17 years, my kid do need a full-time father, but I’ll tell you this – that’s not what Hoosiers are focused on.

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