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possessions, plural;
  1. The state of having, owning, or controlling something
    • - are you in possession of any items over $500 in value?
    • - he had taken possession of one of the sofas
    • - the book came into my possession
  2. Visible power or control over something, as distinct from lawful ownership; holding or occupancy
    • - both teams attempting to gain possession of the ball
    • - they were imprisoned for possession of explosives
  3. The state of possessing an illegal drug
    • - they're charged with possession
  4. (in football, basketball, and other ball games) Temporary control of the ball by a particular player or team
    • - the ball hit a defender and Brown's quick reaction put him in possession
  5. An item of property; something belonging to one
    • - I was alone with no money or possessions
    • - that photograph was Bert's most precious possession
  6. A territory or country controlled or governed by another
    • - France's former colonial possessions
  7. The state of being controlled by a demon or spirit
    • - they prayed for protection against demonic possession
  8. The state of being completely under the influence of an idea or emotion
    • - fear took possession of my soul

  1. the act of having and controlling property
  2. anything owned or possessed
  3. being controlled by passion or the supernatural
  4. monomania: a mania restricted to one thing or idea
  5. a territory that is controlled by a ruling state
  6. self-control: the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior
  7. Besættelse (English: Possession) is a 1944 Danish film noir directed by Bodil Ipsen and starring Johannes Meyer and Berthe Qvistgaard. ...
  8. Possession is a 1981 cult movie directed by Andrzej Żuławski.
  9. Possession is a 2002 American/British romantic/mystery drama film written and directed by Neil LaBute, based on the novel by A. S. Byatt.
  10. Possession is a psychological thriller film starring Sarah Michelle Gellar and Lee Pace.
  11. Possession is the debut album of the Experimental band GOD. It was released on April 17, 1992 by Virgin Records.
  12. This is a list of episodes from the animated television series Beast Wars: Transformers. The series premiered on September 16, 1996 and ended on March 7, 1999. A total of 52 episodes were produced. [pilot East Wars]
  13. Something that is owned; Ownership; taking, holding, keeping something as one's own; A territory under the rule of another country; The condition or affliction of being possessed by a demon or other supernatural entity; Control of the ball; the opportunity to be on the offensive; A syntactic ...
  14. (possess) To have; to have ownership of; To take control of someone's body or mind, especially in a supernatural manner; To vest ownership in (someone) with ownership
  15. U.S. possessions are the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Swain’s Island, Howland Island, Baker Island, Jarvis Island, Midway Islands (this consists of Sand Island and Eastern Island), Kingman Reef, Johnston Atoll, Navassa Island, Swan Island, Wake Island, and Palmyra Island.
  16. (POSSESSIONS) the items or belongings a person owns.
  17. (Possessions) U.S. held (foreign) territories for which postage stamps were issued. These include the Canal Zone, Cuba, the Danish West Indies, Guam, Hawaii, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and the Ryukyu Islands.
  18. (Possessions) United Arab Emirates, United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, South Africa, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Germany, Switzerland, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Singapore and Australia,
  19. certain possessions, most notably waterbeds, may be prohibited outright or unless the renter pays an additional security deposit or maintains adequate insurance.
  20. (Possess) To knowingly exercise physical control over an object. Knowledge should be conclusively presumed when an object is found on an offender's person, his clothing, or in plain view. ...
  21. (possess) (v) biylеrgе, iеlеrgе
  22. (possess) To take over the spirit of another, either a living person or their earthbound spirit. Dark sprits gain power by convincing others to let them take over their spirits by doing horrible acts of their own free will. (cf. inhabit, oppress, spectral displacement, threading)
  23. (pos·sess) [ pə zéss ] (past and past participle pos·sessed, present participle pos·sess·ing, 3rd person present singular pos·sess·es)
  24. (possessed) (< Latin pos-, able + sedere, to sit) 1. owned. 2. contolled by an emotion; crazed; mad. 3. the state of a physical body while it is occupied, dominated or controlled by a discarnate entity or entities other than the original resident soul.
  25. (possessed) adj. spurred or moved by a strong feeling, madness, or a supernatural power