possess


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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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Ammunition Environmental health officer Jamie Jarrett, 28, from Elmwood Road, Streetly, was charged with conspiracy to possess a firearm, conspiracy to possess ammunition and also possession of a firearm.
It is clear that Japan will never possess nuclear weapons,'' he said.
Arturo Arciga, 29, of Springfield, charged with knowingly conspiring to possess and distribute one kilogram or more of heroin and 50 grams or more of pure meth.
Jacob's investigation shows that some modern people in Indonesia possess Flo's supposedly unique skeletal features, Martin says.
Different mixed batches can possess differing degrees of uncured elasticity (nerve) which can cause a stock to process differently downstream in the rubber factory.
Most H-MRSA strains possess either SCCmec II or III; most C-MRSA strains possess SCCmec IV (7-9).
In order for a commodity to retain value and usefulness as money, it should possess several inherent characteristics.
Specifically, some mistakenly ascribed a higher standard to this term than intended by the committee and believed that the client was expected to possess the same level of competence as the member.
For example, RSA is funding a mentoring initiative in which students with disabilities will be connected with mentors with disabilities, who possess the practical knowledge and personal experiences requisite to help the students effectively transition to adulthood.
However, if an organization possess proprietary technology and can use it effectively, then you have a differentiating weapon.
Gambling--To unlawfully bet or wager money or something else of value; assist, promote, or operate a game of chance for money or some other stake; possess or transmit wagering information; manufacture, sell, purchase, possess, or transport gambling equipment, devices, or goods; or tamper with the outcome of a sporting event or contest to gain a gambling advantage.
However, none of the Novarese priests claimed to possess Mascardi's Dell'arte historica (Rome: G.
Meanwhile, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda told a press conference the same day it is possible for Japan, in his own view, to possess nuclear weapons.
The objective is to confirm that board candidates are multi-faceted, have diverse exposures, and possess broad experience in and knowledge of critical capability competencies.
Individuals who possess illegal drugs but do not know what they have are not guilty of illegally possessing the drugs.