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possession

pos·ses·sion

possession

 
 
pronunciation:
p ze shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of possessing, or the condition of being possessed.
synonyms:
grasp
similar words:
control, custody, hold, maintenance, occupancy, occupation, retention, tenure
definition 2: ownership.
synonyms:
ownership, tenure, title
antonyms:
deprivation
similar words:
domain, hold, own, tenancy
definition 3: something that is owned.
I have many other possessions besides my house.
synonyms:
belongings, goods, holdings, property, things, trappings
similar words:
acquisition, appointments, furnishings, loot, paraphernalia, stuff
definition 4: a territory ruled by a state or nation.
synonyms:
colony, domain, territory
similar words:
dominion, protectorate, realm
definition 5: self-control.
synonyms:
composure, poise, restraint, self-control, self-possession
similar words:
equanimity, sang-froid, serenity
definition 6: the state of being gripped or controlled by an idea, emotion, or evil spirit.
synonyms:
domination, enchantment, fixation, obsession, thrall, trance
similar words:
charm, consumption, deviltry, occupation, rule, spell
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