Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who owns; the rightful proprietor; one who has the legal or rightful title, whether he is the possessor or not; in a general sense, one who has or possesses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who owns; a rightful proprietor; one who has the legal or rightful title, whether he is the possessor or not.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who owns (something).
  • noun nautical, slang captain of a ship

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
  • noun a person who owns something

Etymologies

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own +‎ -er

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