home·​own·​er | \ ˈhōm-ˌō-nər How to pronounce homeowner (audio) \

Definition of homeowner

: a person who owns a home Most homeowners take a pretty relaxed approach to the back of the house, even if they spend more time there than they do out front.— Deborah Baldwin homeowners insurance

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homeownership \ ˈhōm-​ˌō-​nər-​ˌship How to pronounce homeownership (audio) \ or home ownership noun
… unable to attain the upward mobility and financial stability that homeownership brought to previous American generations. — Kirstin Downey

Examples of homeowner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The solution, Schwarz said, was to give each homeowner a traditional two-car garage with storage, plus a covered carport with two additional parking stalls. Jim Buchta, Star Tribune, "November market stays hot for Twin Cities homebuilders," 1 Dec. 2020 Whether a home warranty is worth it or not depends on a homeowner’s individual circumstances and financial situation. Better Homes & Gardens, "Our Review of AFC Home Club Warranties," 20 Nov. 2020 Qualifications for foster parents are flexible in some aspects: Couples, a single person, a homeowner, an apartment dweller can foster. Nancy Cutler, USA TODAY, "Foster families worry for health, finances and kids getting lost in the system amid COVID-19," 17 Nov. 2020 Responses from the public included a letter of support from the neighborhood homeowner’s association and seven responses from people who opposed the project, Christina Day, the city’s director of planning said. Teri Webster, Dallas News, "Plano apartment expansion rejected by city council," 16 Nov. 2020 So the goal here wouldn't be market stimulation so much as broadening the homeowner base. Russ Wiles, The Arizona Republic, "What Biden and other Democrats have proposed for 401(k) plans, home ownership and building wealth," 15 Nov. 2020 Check with your rental or homeowner’s insurance company to see if your policy covers any of your belongings during your move. Ada Tseng, Los Angeles Times, "Here’s how to move in and move out efficiently and with as little stress as possible," 11 Nov. 2020 Evan Johnson, a Salt Lake City homeowner considering a rooftop installation, is among those affected by the credit reduction which greatly slows a financial return on such investments. Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Utah’s solar advocates plan to fight decision by state regulators," 9 Nov. 2020 The home was investigated in July when homeowner Ryan McManigal was arrested on suspicion of firing a weapon at police officers and manufacturing explosives. Peter Aitken, Fox News, "Man injured in possible 'booby trap' explosion at Utah home previously investigated for explosives," 1 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of homeowner

1850, in the meaning defined above

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4 Dec 2020

Cite this Entry

“Homeowner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homeowner. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of homeowner

: a person who owns a home, apartment, etc.

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