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1. possess

verb. ['pəˈzɛs'] have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill.

Synonyms

  • exhibit
  • feature

Antonyms

  • stay
  • be well
  • impersonal

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Words that Rhyme with Possess

  • transgress
  • nevertheless
  • stds
  • nonetheless
  • l'express
  • convalesce
  • tcas
  • simplesse
  • reinvests
  • progress
  • kjos
  • hces
  • express'
  • express
  • distress
  • compress
  • cmos
  • adss
  • abts
  • uys
  • uss
  • undress
  • suppress
  • suggests
  • success
  • requests
  • repress
  • regress
  • redress
  • reassess

How to spell possess? Is it posseses? Or possesse? Common misspellings are:

  • posseses
  • possesse

Example sentences of the word possess


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some species possess symbiotic algae that have important lighting requirements for proper maintenance.

2. Verb, base form
Jinn are less powerful than angels, but can possess humans and punish them by causing harm or disease.

3. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
However, you must both possess the attitude and determination to make it work.

4. Noun, singular or mass
The relative speed of transmission has a lot to do with the processers the phones possess.

Quotes containing the word possess


1. I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
- George Washington

2. Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
- Fran Lebowitz

3. Hope is the only good that is common to all men; those who have nothing else possess hope still.
- Thales

2. possess

verb. ['pəˈzɛs'] have ownership or possession of.

Synonyms

  • own
  • feature
  • prepossess

Antonyms

  • lose
  • dissuade
  • dishonor
  • refuse

3. possess

verb. ['pəˈzɛs'] enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas.

Antonyms

  • close
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