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Synonyms for possess

own

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  • own
  • have
  • hold
  • be in possession of
  • be the owner of
  • have in your possession
  • have to your name

be endowed with

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  • be endowed with
  • have
  • enjoy
  • benefit from
  • be born with
  • be blessed with
  • be possessed of
  • be gifted with

control

seize

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Synonyms for possess

to keep at one's disposal

to hold on one's person

to have the use or benefit of

to have at one's disposal

to be endowed with as a visible characteristic or form

to dominate the mind or thoughts of

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Synonyms for possess

have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill

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have ownership or possession of

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enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas

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But Nakagawa also said that discussing the possibility of possessing nuclear weapons and actually moving to possess them are ''two different things,'' suggesting that the issue should be left as a discussion topic for the moment.
Cornelio Arciga-Rangel, 31, of Springfield, charged with knowingly conspiring to possess and distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture of meth.
If a compound breaks down faster during the mixing process, it may ultimately possess less nerve (ref.
These mentors will possess the practical knowledge and personal experience requisite to help students effectively transition to adulthood and overcome the barriers that typically are associated with a particular disability.
Fukuda made the remark after Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Shinzo Abe said in a lecture May 13 that Japan could possess nuclear weapons as long as they are small.
For the nine-person board that Robert Lear proposes, the group of nine individuals might be expected collectively to possess strength in at least half, if not more of each of these 21 functions.
Clearly the individual selected to chair the board must possess all the qualities required of other board members as well as distinctive leadership attributes.
Since statutory protection of LLC members from the company's liabilities is one of the key attributes making the LLC desirable, an LLC will almost invariably possess the first characteristic.
Global outside directors are well respected in their own countries and possess a wide network of contacts ranging from professional to personal.
The beneficiaries, who did not possess a substantial current or future economic interest in the trust corpus, had the right under the trust document to withdraw from the settlor's contributions to the trust an amount not exceeding the $10,000 annual limitation.
All possess considerable financial and management leadership experience, which will facilitate HydroGen's development as a revenue-producing enterprise.
Japan can legally be allowed to possess nuclear arms as long as they are at a ''necessary minimum'' level for its self-defense, the government said Tuesday.
Although many researchers found that people in general possess negative attitudes toward individuals with disabilities (Gething, LaCour, & Wheeler, 1994; Yuker, 1994), much of the research provided comparisons of only one group of individuals to another without identifying attitudes as positive or negative.
Many populations today, including Australian aborigines, possess neck vertebrae comparable in length to those that McCarthy's team considered inadequate for modern speech, Meyer responds.
The pair will urge the public not to possess guns of any sort, to ensure other children do not suffer in the same way as Emily has done.