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Definitions of possess:

part of speech: verb transitive

To have or hold as an owner: to have the control of: to inform: to seize: to enter into and influence.

part of speech: verb transitive

To be the owner of; to have as a quality; hold in control; as, to possess one's soul in patience; to control mentally; as, anger possessed him; be master of; occupy; seize; as, to possess a city during war.

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