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Definitions of possession:

part of speech: noun

Act of possessing: the thing possessed: property: state of being possessed, as by an evil spirit.

part of speech: noun

State of owning or having in one's own power; that which is possessed; occupancy; property; state of being under the power of invisible beings; madness.

part of speech: noun

Ownership; occupancy; the thing owned.

Usage examples for possession:

  • Ten minutes afterward I was placed in possession of what the lawyers call 'the facts of the case. "Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee", John Esten Cooke
  • The possession sometimes came on twice in a day. "Story of My Life, volumes 1-3", Augustus J. C. Hare
  • You seem to have taken possession of Paris, Peter- not Paris of you. "The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill", Winston Churchill
  • The girl had resumed possession of the woman's body. "The Old Wives' Tale", Arnold Bennett
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