Ownership Definition

ōnər-shĭp
noun
The state or fact of being an owner.
Webster's New World
A group that owns something.
The ownership of the team wants to make a trade for a better pitcher.
American Heritage
Legal right of possession; lawful title (to something); proprietorship.
Webster's New World
The total body of rights to use and enjoy a property, to pass it on to someone else as an inheritance, or to convey it by sale. Ownership implies the right to possess property, regardless of whether or not the owner personally makes constructive use of it.
Webster's New World Law
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Other Word Forms of Ownership

Noun

Singular:
ownership
Plural:
ownerships

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Ownership

  • take ownership (of)

Origin of Ownership

  • owner +"Ž -ship

    From Wiktionary

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