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Verb type: 1


  1. (transitive) to own, have, possess
    Minä omistan talon ja maatilan.
    I have/own/possess a house and a farm.
  2. (transitive) to dedicate, inscribe (a book, etc.) (to = allative)
    Omistan tämän artikkelin vaimolleni, joka on osoittanut ihastuttavaa ymmärrystä aikaa vievälle harrastukselleni.
    I dedicate this article to my wife, who has shown wonderful understanding for my time-consuming hobby.
  3. (transitive) to devote, dedicate (to = allative)
    Laura omisti elämänsä naisasialiikkeelle.
    Laura devoted her life to the feminist movement.


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".