Own

(redirected from comes into its own)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.
Related to comes into its own: came into its own, come into their own

Own

To have the exclusive right to use and abuse property within the limits of the law. For example, if one owns land, the owner may use it to build a house, start a farm or dump toxic waste, subject to zoning, environmental and other applicable laws. The ability of an individual to own something is the foundation of the free market system.
References in periodicals archive ?
The merchant/payment processing industry, booming with the connectivity of the Internet and new technology, now comes into its own.