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Synonyms for possession

Synonyms for possession

the fact of possessing or the legal right to possess something

something, as land and assets, legally possessed

an area subject to rule by an outside power

Synonyms for possession

being controlled by passion or the supernatural

a mania restricted to one thing or idea


a territory that is controlled by a ruling state

(sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck)

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I think he is going to bring incredible possessional concepts to the Bundesliga and German football, and that is going to be a great threat to Barcelona and any club in the Premier League competing in the Champions League.
Del Bosque chose not to tinker with Pep Guardiola's tactics and with seven of the Catalan club's players in the starting line-up, he made full use of their attacking flair and possessional play.
Gelson Fernandes' scrambled goal on 52 minutes was exactly the type pundits said the Swiss might score against a Spanish team whose slick passing game failed to convert territory and overwhelming possessional advantage into anything concrete.
Orient recorded their fifth clean sheet in six league and cup games and enjoyed a major possessional advantage over their south London counterparts.
Rhonda Garelick, the author of an article titled "Flagging: Propelled by Momentum" in the May-June 07 issue, submitted the following correction: "Quoted remarks by psychoanalyst Daniel Sibony refer to the general phenomenon of possessional dance involving objects, but not specifically to the art of flag dancing.