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owned meaning

EN[əʊnd] [oʊnd]
US
WOwned
  • 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,
  • Owned has now spread beyond computer and gaming contexts and become part of standard slang, and typically follows severe defeat or humiliation, usually in an amusing way or through the dominance of an opposing party.
  • In 2009, Newgrounds described a security vulnerability in ActiveX as leaving Windows XP and Windows 2003 Server users open to a "Browse-And-Get-Owned" attack.
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    Definition of owned in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFownSGownsPRowning
    1. simple past tense and past participle of own.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Some people like to efface their own memories with alcohol.
        • If you own up to breaking the glass, you'll be forgiven.
        • The young birds cry out for food, and the parents returning from the sea manage to pick out their own amid a mass of look-alikes.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • As if the hostile takeover weren't enough, to add insult to injury they scrapped ninety percent of our products and replaced them with their own.
        • Whoopie Ti Yi Yo git along little dogies. It's your misfortune and none of my own.
        • My custom word processor? Yeah, I could have just installed Word or OpenOffice, but I always prefer to roll my own.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Past participles
            • Verb simple past forms
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