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possession

pos·ses·sion

possession

 
 
pronunciation:
p ze shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or condition of having or owning something.
The soccer players struggled for possession of the ball.
synonyms:
grasp
similar words:
control, hold, maintenance, occupation
definition 2: something that is owned.
I have many possessions besides my car.
synonyms:
belongings, goods, property, things
similar words:
appointments, loot, stuff
definition 3: an area ruled by a state or country.
Guam became a possession of the United States after the Spanish-American War.
synonyms:
colony, domain, territory
similar words:
dominion, realm