\pəzˈɛʃən], \pəzˈɛʃən], \p_ə_z_ˈɛ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of POSSESSION
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
The having, holding of detention of property; the thing possessed; estate, or goods owned; anything valuable, possessed or enjoyed; the state of being possessed or under evil influence. To take possession, to enter on. To give possession, to put in another's power. Writ of possession, a sheriff's precept giving possession of property.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. Act of possessing;-actual seizin or occupancy ; ownership, whether rightful or wrongful ;-state of being possessed, as by an evil spirit ;-a country held by no other title than mere conquest;-lands, estate, or goods;-any thing valuable which is possessed or enjoyed ; mental gift or endowment ; personal acquirement or grace.