OWNERSHIP in a Sentence

Learn OWNERSHIP from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. These examples are selected from a corpus with 300,000 sentences, including classic works and current mainstream media. Some sentences also link to their contexts.

For OWNERSHIP, below is one of 14 sentences:
The ownership of property has now become a religious question: as it has been since Jesus and St Francis.

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 Meanings and Examples of OWNERSHIP
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  having and controlling something, right or state of being an owner
Classic Sentence:
1  Her complete ownership of him was a continual joy to her.
Anna Karenina 2 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 8
2  Now and then he turned his eyes from the girl's face to that of her partner, which, in the exhilaration of the dance, had taken on a look of almost impudent ownership.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In I
3  The ownership of property has now become a religious question: as it has been since Jesus and St Francis.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13
4  I would have given a good deal to have been able to see the notice-board intact, as it would, perhaps, have given some clue to the ownership of the house.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
5  When freedom came, the slaves were almost as well fitted to begin life anew as the master, except in the matter of book-learning and ownership of property.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter I.
Example Sentence:
1  We'd fade into someone at least one time in life,not for any result,company,ownership even love,just for meeting you in my most beautiful days.
2  In your life, there will at least one time that you forget yourself for someone, asking for no result, no company, no ownership nor love.
3  The house is under new ownership.
4  The regional parliament threw down a new challenge to the central authorities by passing a law allowing private ownership of businesses.
5  Some economists strongly advocate the reform of government ownership of industry.
6  The ownership of the painting remains unclear.
7  The ownership of that house was transferred to somebody.
8  In recent years many Maori have united against the New Zealand government, in protest at its efforts to clarify ownership of the country's extensive foreshore.
9  The group took on a mix of investigations and new probes into misrepresentations by securities originators and underwriters, failures to repurchase problematic loans and failures to transfer ownership of collateral into the securities in question.