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pos·sess

possess

 
 
pronunciation:
p zes
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part of speech: verb
inflections: possesses, possessing, possessed
definition: to own or have.
He wants to possess more land.She possesses good writing skills.
synonyms:
have, own
antonyms:
lack
similar words:
grasp, hold, keep
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derivation: possessor (n.)
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