Possession

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Possession->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ possession
possession
seizin
seisin
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ownership
ownership
&c. 780
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ occupancy
occupancy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hold
hold
holding
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tenure
tenure
tenancy
feodality
dependency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ villenage
villenage
villeinage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ socage
socage
chivalry
knight service
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ exclusive possession
exclusive possession
impropriation
monopoly
retention
&c. 781
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ prepossession
prepossession
preoccupancy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ nine points of the law
nine points of the law
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ corner
corner
usucaption
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ future possession
future possession
heritage
inheritance
heirship
reversion
fee
seigniority
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ primogeniture
primogeniture
ultimogeniture
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ bird in hand
bird in hand
uti possidetis
chose in possession
PARAG:Possession->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ possess
possess
have
hold
occupy
enjoy
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be possessed of
be possessed of
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have in hand
have in hand
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ own
own
&c. 780
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ command
command
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ inherit
inherit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ come to
come to
come in for
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ engross
engross
monopolize
forestall
regrate
impropriate
have all to oneself
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ corner
corner
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ have a firmhold of
have a firmhold of
&c.(retain) 781
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ get into one's hand
get into one's hand
&c.(acquire) 775
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ belong to
belong to
appertain to
pertain to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ be in one's possession
be in one's possession
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ vest in
vest in
PARAG:Possession->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ possessing
possessing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ worth
worth
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ possessed of
possessed of
seized of
master of
in possession of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ usucapient
usucapient
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ endowed with
endowed with
blest with
instinct with
fraught with
laden with
charged with
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ possessed
possessed
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ on hand
on hand
by one
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in hand
in hand
in store
in stock
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in one's hands
in one's hands
in one's grasp
in one's possession
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ at one's command
at one's command
at one's disposal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ one's own
one's own
&c.(property) 780
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unsold
unsold
unshared

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • possession — pos·ses·sion /pə ze shən/ n 1: the act, fact, or condition of having control of something: as a: actual possession in this entry b: constructive possession in …   Law dictionary

  • possession — pos‧ses‧sion [pəˈzeʆn] noun 1. [countable] something that someone owns: • It s vital to insure your possessions for the journey to your new home. 2. [uncountable] the state of having or owning something: • What happens if the buyer has… …   Financial and business terms

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  • possession — Possession. s. f. Joüissance, estat de celuy qui possede quelque chose. Possession legitime. possession injuste. possession immemoriale & non interrompuë. possession d an & jour. possession bienfondée. estre en possession. se mettre en possession …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Possession — Pos*ses sion, n. [F. possession, L. possessio.] 1. The act or state of possessing, or holding as one s own. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The having, holding, or detention of property in one s power or command; actual seizin or occupancy; ownership,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Possession — (englisch und französisch für „Besitz“ oder „Besessenheit“) ist der Name einer Insel im Indischen Ozean, siehe Île de la Possession dreier Inseln in der englischsprachigen Welt, siehe Possession Island der Gemeinde La Possession im Norden von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • possession — [pə zesh′ən] n. [OFr < L possessio] 1. a possessing or being possessed, as by ownership or occupancy; hold 2. anything possessed 3. [pl.] property; wealth 4. territory ruled by an outside country 5. control of oneself: rare except in SELF… …   English World dictionary

  • Possession — Pos*ses sion, v. t. To invest with property. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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