Found 3 items, similar to possession.
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n 1: the act of having and controlling property [syn: ownership
2: anything owned or possessed
3: being controlled by passion or the supernatural
4: a mania restricted to one thing or idea [syn: monomania
5: a territory that is controllled by a ruling state
6: the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior [syn:
7: (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck); “they
took possession of the ball on their own goal line”
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, n. [F. possession, L. possessio.]
1. The act or state of possessing, or holding as one's own.
2. (Law) The having, holding, or detention of property in
one's power or command; actual seizin or occupancy;
ownership, whether rightful or wrongful.
Note: Possession may be either actual or constructive;
actual, when a party has the immediate occupancy;
constructive, when he has only the right to such
3. The thing possessed; that which any one occupies, owns, or
controls; in the plural, property in the aggregate;
wealth; dominion; as, foreign possessions.
When the young man heard that saying, he went away
sorrowful, for he had great possessions. --Matt.
Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession.
--Acts v. 1.
The house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.
4. The state of being possessed or controlled, as by an evil
spirit, or violent passions; madness; frenzy; as,
How long hath this possession held the man? --Shak.
To give possession
, to put in another's power or occupancy.
To put in possession
(a) To invest with ownership or occupancy; to provide or
furnish with; as, to put one in possession of facts or
(b) (Law) To place one in charge of property recovered in
ejectment or writ of entry.
To take possession
, to enter upon, or to bring within one's
power or occupancy.
Writ of possession
(Law), a precept directing a sheriff to
put a person in peaceable possession of property recovered
in ejectment or writ of entry.
, v. t.
To invest with property. [Obs.]