own up

Definitions

  • He saw in his own mind the tall pines reach up into the blue skies
    He saw in his own mind the tall pines reach up into the blue skies
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v own up admit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error "the writer of the anonymous letter owned up after they identified his handwriting"
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Quotations

  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
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    “There is but one way left to save a classic: to give up revering him and use him for our own salvation.”
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
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    “Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.”
  • David Thomas
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    “If there are things you don't like in the world you grew up in, make your own life different.”
  • Winston Churchill
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    “When I am abroad, I always make it a rule to never criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.”
  • Ernest Jones
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    “Man's chief enemy is his own unruly nature and the dark forces put up within him.”
  • Hermann Hesse
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    “You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves.”

Usage

In literature:

Marian behaved like a true heroine, and terrific as was the scene, she endeavoured to keep up her own courage and that of all on board.
"The Wanderers" by W.H.G. Kingston
After an ineffectual struggle, Mrs Forster found herself locked up in Number 14, and left to her own reflections.
"Newton Forster" by Captain Frederick Marryat
You'll just have to own up, and serve you both right for meddling.
"The Youngest Girl in the Fifth" by Angela Brazil
According to his own story, he seems, up to that time, to have been affectionate and generous.
"Dr. Wortle's School" by Anthony Trollope
The only possible suggestion I can offer is that you should for a time bring up both boys as your own.
"The Dash for Khartoum" by George Alfred Henty
Rosamund went straight up to her own room.
"A Modern Tomboy" by L. T. Meade
What {should I give up} to you what's my own?
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer, (AKA) Terence
In the kitchen he spoke to Jane the cook, who ran and escorted Mrs. Stephen, not without difficulty, up to her own room.
"Two Sides of the Face" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
I haven't exaggerated your iniquities, and you may just as well own up to 'em.
"VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea" by David Christie Murray
The team were all around him, rapidly snarling themselves up in their own traces.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
We have in mind a certain mail order house that up to 1894 had things its own way.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
Well, I'll own up that it wasn't my choice.
"Rival Pitchers of Oakdale" by Morgan Scott
And then, instead of counting up her virtues, he counted up his own.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
Can't I take up in my own house what I buy with my own money?
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
She tenderly wrapped it up in her own mantle, and had it buried not far from where it lay.
"The Story of the Greeks" by H. A. Guerber
She has owned up, then, for what else can it mean, I should like to know.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
She had to go up two flights of stairs, and as she reached the top of the second flight she was near her own classroom.
"Marjorie's Busy Days" by Carolyn Wells
Batteries of inspectors used to sit up and come to life at the sight of a letter in the colonel's own handwriting.
"The U-boat hunters" by James B. Connolly
You're for putting up a prayer for your own one.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
Come, own up you're a little bit tired.
"Patty's Social Season" by Carolyn Wells
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In poetry:

O, how bright were those early summers
When, like Heaven's own dazzling bow,
All the rapt, deep life of the poet
Rose up with its wildest glow.
"Early Poet Life" by Alexander Anderson
From the tree by his struggles releas'd,
While he roll'd in his own blood afloat
Brave Demba ran up to the beast,
And darted ten shafts in his throat.
"The Lion" by William Hayley
There were two brothers, John and James,
And when the town went up in flames,
To save the house of James dashed John,
Then turned, and lo! his own was gone.
"The Twins" by Robert W Service
'Through this dark and stormy night
Faith beholds a feeble light
Up the blackness streaking;
Knowing God's own time is best,
In a patient hope I rest
For the full day-breaking!'
"Barclay Of Ury" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Those banners come to bribe or threaten,
Or whisper that a man's a fool
Who, when his own right king's forgotten,
Cares what king sets up his rule.
If he died long ago
Why do you dread us so?
"The Black Tower" by William Butler Yeats
Would that life were more kind and that souls might have peace
As the wide mead from storm and from bale,
We bring up our own care, but how sweet over there
And how strange is their calm in the vale.
"Wendover" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

Frankie Tours & Rental is one of several local, family-owned companies that offers snorkeling cruises up the west, or Caribbean, coast.
Except that he has a massive number of fans on his video channel where he puts up his own music videos.
Knoxville Has Spawned its Own Burgeoning Comedy Scene of Misfit Stand-ups.
So I thought, 'Wouldn't it be great to come up with something of my own.
Late at night, though, they hole up in rented cellars and mini warehouses to pursue their own wine visions.
According to new information released by authorities, a Moses Lake boy suffering from child abuse could not even have sat up on his own for some time.
Presidents generally don't like to admit mistakes, so it was interesting when Barack Obama owned up to one during an interview with Charlie Rose on CBS last summer.
It's a chronically tardy person's dream: a clock that speeds up on its own accord.
Nettle 's antics and adventure will surely stir up your own imagination and rambling spirit for mountain experiences.
For one Minot woman, everything is indeed coming up roses, as she has realized a longtime dream and opened her own flower shop.
There's no sense in coming up with your own ideas when it's only God's counsel that will stand.
It's time for this administration to own up to the truth.
Hanson needs to own up to charter debacle.
As "Dream Home" informs us, owning property is a near-impossibility for today's generation of working youth, because asking prices have bloated for up to $3,200 per square foot.
(1959) And we had to drive our own cars up there.
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In science:

It involves k random walks, each simulated in its own environment, up to time n.
Random walk in random environment, corrector equation, and homogenized coefficients: from theory to numerics, back and forth
Combining Pata’s theorem and the cyclical framework, Alghamdi et al. have next come up with a theorem of their own .
On a Fixed Point Theorem for a Cyclical Kannan-type Mapping
Notice however that if we end up after the dualities with a D-brane of dimension greater than one, the Yang-MIlls coupling constant on the brane will become zero in the limit Rs → 0 , thus its own excitations do not contribute.
DLCQ-M(atrix) Description of String Theory, and Supergravity
However, it’s often hard to configure and integrate these solutions to suit ones own, special set up as not all Linuxes are created equal: the different distributions are getting more and more different in the way the complete system is designed.
Cluster Computing White Paper
There were other excellent plenary talks, and I have not mentioned any of the parallel talks, but what can you do in 10 minutes? In the remaining 35 minutes, I want to take up some special topics, on which I will have a few comments of my own.
Conference Summary - 20th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics
The simplest model for blazar emission is the one-zone synchrotron self-Compton (SSC) model where energetic electrons in a compact emission region up-scatter their own synchrotron radiation.
Gamma-Ray Summary Report
This small size has enhanced the need for it to look to others for its software needs rather than to develop all its own software from the ground up.
Concrete uses of XML in software development and data analysis
What are your main astronomical interests? Participants were able to select up to three research areas from a list, or provide their own choice.
Future Directions in Astronomy Visualisation
For example, associates and their students from all over India are funded to spend a few months every year at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, where they develop their own research programs and set up collaborations.
Astronomical Data Management
The mode holds own features with the increase of the rotational frequency up to ¯hΩ ≈ 0.55MeV.
Wobbling excitations at high spins in A~160
All are dedicated ground-up polarization experiments that build their own optical systems.
The Cosmic Microwave Background for Pedestrians: A Review for Particle and Nuclear Physicists
Most mobile device security systems are difficult to set up and use and the users of the devices typically are their own system administrators.
A Tiered Security System for Mobile Devices
A, cell B sets up its own disturbance flow (just as a solid body sets up a disturbance flow when located in a shear flow), which then influences the velocity and orientation of cell A.
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
Perhaps with the research areas getting finer and deeper, it may be more difficult for researchers to keep up with, understand and cite papers in areas far from their own.
Information Diffusion in Computer Science Citation Networks
There are three preprocessing steps: (1) edges are classified as shared between the two trees or unique to its own tree, (2) the trees are divided up into independently solvable subproblems, and (3) edge incompatibility information is computed and cached.
Computational Tools for Evaluating Phylogenetic and Hierarchical Clustering Trees
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