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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
        • 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.
        • On the depluming of the pope every bird had his own feather. — Fuller.
        • To screen out the houses, Mr. Darke and Ms. Zoehrer have planted cedars and katsura trees, sweetshrub and shadbush, and turned their gaze inward, to the garden of their own making.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • I had inbreathed their mystery and outbreathed it again as my own.
        • My custom word processor? Yeah, I could have just installed Word or OpenOffice, but I always prefer to roll my own.
        • For the masters of the Kremlin have been no less aware of the sinister potentialities of a healthy and vigorous supercolossus whose population was at least three times as large as their own.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Past participles
            • Verb simple past forms
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        1. en ownedness
        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of owned for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "owned" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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