Synonyms of possessive


1. genitive, genitive case, possessive, possessive case, oblique, oblique case

usage: the case expressing ownership


1. possessive, genitive

usage: serving to express or indicate possession; "possessive pronouns"; "the genitive endings"

2. possessive, acquisitive (vs. unacquisitive)

usage: desirous of owning; "small children are so possessive they will not let others play with their toys"

3. possessive, dominant (vs. subordinate)

usage: having or showing a desire to control or dominate; "a possessive parent"

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Definition and meaning of possessive (Dictionary)