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owned

EN[əʊnd] [oʊnd]
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  • 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
        • Since election boards aren't actually willing to preapprove these forms for software companies, Dean, as a presidential candidate, submits his own forms.
        • They were certainly the more rounded team and it was unusual, to say the least, to see Chelsea with home advantage being pinned back into their own half.
        • Simulating others’ actions in our own motor system might help to coordinate the actions using the same mechanisms that exist for interlimb coordination.
      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.
        • It is not enough to stand aside and hope problems straighten out on their own.
        • He straggled away from the crowd and went off on his own.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Past participles
            • Verb simple past forms
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        Grammatically, this word "owned" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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