ETYM Old Eng. owen, awen, auen, aughen, as. âgen, p. p. of âgan to possess; akin to os. ęgan, German and Dutch eigen, Icel. eiginn, Swed. and Dan. egen. Related to Owe.
Belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially oneself); preceded by a possessive; SYN. ain.
ETYM Old Eng. unnen to grant, permit, be pleased with, as. unnan to grant; akin to os. giunnan, German gönnen, Icel. unna; of uncertain origin. This word has been confused with own to possess.
To have ownership or possession of; SYN. have, possess.