[ US /pəˈzɛs/ ]
[ UK /pəzˈɛs/ ]
  1. have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill
    he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East
  2. have ownership or possession of
    How many cars does she have?
    He owns three houses in Florida
  3. enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas
    A terrible rage possessed her
    What possessed you to buy this house?
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How To Use possess In A Sentence

  • He's not the fastest player on the books and occasionally he can be a bit casual and sometimes gets caught in possession.
  • It is a system that is alive, whether or not it possesses all the attributes needed for an organism.
  • I promise that I won't let him gain possession of the map.
  • An Iron Ancestor is a reanimated and iron - forged dead body possessed by a ghost.
  • Indeed, so many of us now possess a handset that mobile phone sales have collapsed.
  • It then possessed 39 aircraft, 52 seaplanes, and 7 airships.
  • The Israelis already possess them, operating disingenuously and outside international norms again, an exceptionalism granted by the United States’ favor andmight. The Volokh Conspiracy » Pro-Palestinian “Peace Activists”
  • The years of youth are given to us only once by the Creator, to be treasured while possessed.
  • Jackson Starfield is possessed of the most rock'n'roll name in town and a nice feral howl to match.
  • Despite having all the appropriate authorisations in their possession, they were unable to produce the program for which they had travelled to the country.
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