What is owned?

  • (adj): Having an owner; often used in combination.
    Example: "State-owned railways"

Owned

Owned is a slang word that originated among 1990s hackers, where it referred to "rooting" or gaining administrative control over someone else's computer.

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Some articles on owned:

Private Bank
... Private banks are banks owned by either an individual or a general partner(s) with limited partner(s) ...
Owned
... Owned is a slang word that originated among 1990s hackers, where it referred to "rooting" or gaining administrative control over someone else's computer ... traditional meaning of the word own – for instance, "I owned the network at MIT" indicated that the speaker had cracked the servers and had the same root-level privileges that the ... Some more examples are "I owned you" and "You got owned" ...
InFocus
... InFocus Corporation is a privately owned American company based in the state of Oregon ... owned by John Hui, in 2009 and is now a wholly owned subsidiary ...
Gary Louris - Equipment
... A 1967 Gibson SG guitar – shown in the picture – reputed to have been formerly owned by lead guitarist John King of The Litter is now owned and ... The Gibson SG guitar was owned from 1977–1986 by Kevin Waddick ...
T-money
... Ltd which is 34.4% owned by Seoul Metropolitan City Government, 31.85% owned by LG CNS, and 15.73% owned by Credit Card Union ...

Famous quotes containing the word owned:

    Speak as you think, be what you are, pay your debts of all kinds. I prefer to be owned as sound and solvent, and my word as good as my bond, and to be what cannot be skipped, or dissipated, or undermined, to all the eclat in the universe. This reality is the foundation of friendship, religion, poetry, and art.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    I was a closet pacifier advocate. So were most of my friends. Unknown to our mothers, we owned thirty or forty of those little suckers that were placed strategically around the house so a cry could be silenced in less than thirty seconds. Even though bottles were boiled, rooms disinfected, and germs fought one on one, no one seemed to care where the pacifier had been.
    Erma Bombeck (20th century)

    In the early forties and fifties almost everybody “had about enough to live on,” and young ladies dressed well on a hundred dollars a year. The daughters of the richest man in Boston were dressed with scrupulous plainness, and the wife and mother owned one brocade, which did service for several years. Display was considered vulgar. Now, alas! only Queen Victoria dares to go shabby.
    M. E. W. Sherwood (1826–1903)