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Synonyms of possess

Verb


1. possess, have, feature

usage: have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill; "he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East"

2. own, have, possess

usage: have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"

3. possess, dominate

usage: 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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