Definitions for possess

Definitions for (verb) possess

Main entry: own, have, possess

Definition: have ownership or possession of

Usage: He owns three houses in Florida; How many cars does she have?

Main entry: possess

Definition: have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill

Usage: he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East

Main entry: possess

Definition: enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas

Usage: What possessed you to buy this house?; A terrible rage possessed her

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