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owned meaning

EN[əʊnd] [oʊnd]
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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
        • They shoot their own teammates, they kill steal, they fill the chat window with the word ‘LOL’, they camp, and they smash people’s stuff.
        • Left to my own devices, I'll spend hours staring into space, just thinking.
        • After his son's killer was let off without a conviction, the man decided to take the law into his own hands.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • 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.
        • Whoopie Ti Yi Yo git along little dogies. It's your misfortune and none of my 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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