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  Definition of possession
  1. anything owned or possessed
  2. the act of having and controlling property
  3. (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck); "they took possession of the ball on their own goal line"
  4. the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior
  5. a territory that is controllled by a ruling state
  6. a mania restricted to one thing or idea
  7. being controlled by passion or the supernatural
Similar Words: ownership, self-control, self-possession, willpower, self-command, self-will, monomania

 

Hyponyms: property, belongings, holding, material possession, white elephant, transferred property, transferred possession, circumstances, assets, treasure, liabilities, actual possession, constructive possession, criminal possession, retention, keeping, nerves, presence of mind, Macao, Macau, British Virgin Islands, United States Virgin Islands, American Virgin Islands, VI, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, Faroe Islands, Faeroe Islands, Faroes, Faeroes, French Polynesia, French Oceania

 

Derivational Morphology: own, have, possess

 

Anagrams: snoopiness

 

 
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