Synonyms of possession


1. possession, ownership, control

usage: the act of having and controlling property

2. possession, relation

usage: anything owned or possessed

3. possession, enchantment, spell, trance

usage: being controlled by passion or the supernatural

4. monomania, possession, mania, passion, cacoethes

usage: a mania restricted to one thing or idea

5. possession, district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion

usage: a territory that is controlled by a ruling state

6. self-control, self-possession, possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-will, resoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolution

usage: the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior

7. possession, control

usage: (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck); "they took possession of the ball on their own goal line"

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