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  Words related to possess

Related / Similar Words: own, have

 

Definition:
  • have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?";
  • have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill; "he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East";
  • enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas; "What possessed you to buy this house?"; "A terrible rage possessed her";

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    Hyponyms: prepossess, exhibit

     

    Grouped Verbs: have, feature

     

    Derivational Morphology: possession, ownership, owner, possessor, rich person, wealthy person, have, proprietor

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: притежавам   Chinese: 拥有  
    Dutch: bezitten   Finnish: omistaa  
    French: posséder   German: besitzen  
    Hungarian: van   Italian: possedere  
    Japanese: 占有   Korean: 가지다  
    Norwegian: inneha   Portuguese: possuir  
    Russian: обладать   Spanish: poseer  
    Swedish: äga  
     
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