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We found 42 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word possess:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. possess: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. possess: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. possess: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. possess: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. possess: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. possess: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Possess, possess: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. possess: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. possess: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. possess: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. possess: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. possess: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. possess, possess: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. possess: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. possess: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. possess: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Possess: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Possess: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. possess: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. possess: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. possess: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. possess: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. possess: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. possess: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. possess: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. possess: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. possess: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. possess: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. possess: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. POSSESS: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  2. possess: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. possess: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  2. possess: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  3. possess: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. possess: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. possess: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. possess: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. possess: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. possess: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. possess: Idioms [home, info]

(Note: See possessor for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (possess)

verb:  have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill ("He possesses great knowledge about the Middle East")
verb:  enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas ("What possessed you to buy this house?")
verb:  have ownership or possession of

▸ Also see possessor
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Phrases that include possess:   possess oneself of, this night ill possess your corpse more...

Words similar to possess:   own, have, possessed, possesses, possessing, possessor, more...

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