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Possession (IPA: /pəˈzɛʃən/)


Possession (n.)

The act or state of possessing, or holding as one's own.

Possession (n.)

The having, holding, or detention of property in one's power or command; actual seizin or occupancy; ownership, whether rightful or wrongful.

Possession (n.)

The thing possessed; that which any one occupies, owns, or controls; in the plural, property in the aggregate; wealth; dominion; as, foreign possessions.

Possession (n.)

The state of being possessed or controlled, as by an evil spirit, or violent passions; madness; frenzy; as, demoniacal possession.

Possession (v. t.)

To invest with property.

Possession

Control a person intentionally exercises toward a thing in law

Possession

Control of a ball or implement of play by a sports team

Possession

Novel by A. S. Byatt

Possession

2002 American/British romantic/mystery drama film directed by Neil LaBute

Possession

1981 French cult horror film directed by Andrzej Żuławski

Possession Synonyms

Monomania

Possession Synonyms

Ownership

Possession Synonyms

Willpower, Self-command, Self-possession, Self-control, Self-will

Spanish Translation

Possession in Spanish is Posesión

Tagalog Translation

Possession in Tagalog is Pag-aari

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man may be in as just possession of Truth as of a City, and yet be forced to surrender." - Thomas Browne

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An ejectment is an ingenious fiction, for the trial of titles to the possession of land." - Legal remedies

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Care that is entered once into the breast Will have the whole possession ere it rest." - Carefulness

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I am strongly of the opinion that possession of plants, however good, does not make a garden; it only makes a collection." - Gertrude Jekyll


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