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owning (up)

verb
present participle of own (up)

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to make an acknowledgment of something unpleasant as true or valid
  • had a strong suspicion about which coworker stole her food from the office fridge, but the likely culprit refused to own up

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“Owning (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/owning%20%28up%29. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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