English → English - possession

Pronunciation
n. custody, tenure; property; asset; control; ownership
n. possession, holding, ownership

English → Spanish - possession

Pronunciation
s. posesión, pertenencia

English → French - possession

Pronunciation
n. possession; jouissance; contrôle; avoir, biens

English → German - possession

Pronunciation
n. Besitzrecht; Besitz; Eigentum; Kontrolle; Besitztum

English → Indonesian - possession

Pronunciation
n. milik, kepunyaan, barang milik, tempat milik

English → Italian - possession

Pronunciation
s. possesso; proprietà, possedimento; bene, avere; l'essere posseduto da un demonio, l'essere posseduto da una passione

English → Polish - possession

Pronunciation
n. posiadanie, własność, władanie, opanowanie, opętanie, zdobycz, posesja, spokój

English → Portuguese - possession

Pronunciation
s. posse, possessão; bem, propriedade; controle

English → Romanian - possession

Pronunciation
n. posesiune, deţinere, stăpânire, proprietate, avere, autostăpânire, posedare

English → Russian - possession

Pronunciation
с. владение, обладание, зависимая территория, одержимость

English → Turkish - possession

Pronunciation
i. sahibi olma, mülk edinme, sahiplik, iyelik, mülk, tasarruf, hakim olma, sahip olunan şey, varlık, cin çarpması, cinnet, kafayı takma, saplantı

English → Ukrainian - possession

Pronunciation
n. володіння, власність, самовладання, одержимість

French → English - possession

Pronunciation
(f) n. possession, holding, ownership

English → Dutch - possession

Pronunciation
zn. bezitting, bezit, eigendom, bezetenheid

English → Greek - possession

Pronunciation
ουσ. κτήση, κατοχή, αγαθό

French → Spanish - possession

Pronunciation
1. (propriété) posesión (f)
2. (biens) posesión (f); propiedad (f); haber (m)

French → German - possession

Pronunciation
n. besitzung, besessenheit, beherrschung, ansiedlung, besitz, besitzen, gut

French → Italian - possession

Pronunciation
1. (propriété) possesso (m)
2. (biens) possessione (f); bene (m); proprietà {invariable}

French → Portuguese - possession

Pronunciation
1. (propriété) posse (f)
2. (biens) posse (f); propriedade (f); bem (m)

French → Russian - possession

Pronunciation
n. обладание (f), владение (f), собственность (f)

French → Turkish - possession

Pronunciation
[la] elde bulundurma, elde tutma, sahip olma

French → Dutch - possession

Pronunciation
1. (propriété) bezit (n)
2. (biens) bezit (n); bezitting (f); eigendom {formal}; goed (n)

English → Arabic - possession

Pronunciation
‏ملك، إمتلاك، حيازة، إقتناء، ممتلكات، ملكية، تملك، إستحواز شعور ما على المرء، تمتع، ضبط النفس، رباطة الجأش‏

English → Chinese - possession

Pronunciation
(名) 拥有; 所有物; 占有; 财产

English → Chinese - possession

Pronunciation
(名) 擁有; 所有物; 佔有; 財產

English → Hindi - possession

Pronunciation
n. अधिकार, दखल, दिलजमई, शांति, धीरता, परिग्रह

English → Japanese - possession

Pronunciation
(名) 所有; 所有物; 財産

English → Korean - possession

Pronunciation
명. 보관, 후견, 보호; 재산; 자산; 관리; 소유

English → Vietnamese - possession

Pronunciation
n. vật sở hửu, quyền chiếm hửu, quyền sở hửu, thuộc địa

Definition of possession

Pronunciation
Noun
1. Control or occupancy of something for which one does not necessarily have private property rights.
2. Something that is owned.
The car quickly became his most prized possession.
I would gladly give all of my worldly possessions just to be able to do that.
3. Ownership; taking, holding, keeping something as one's own.
The car is in my possession.
I'm in possession of the car.
4. A territory under the rule of another country.
Réunion is the largest of France's overseas possessions.
5. The condition or affliction of being possessed by a demon or other supernatural entity.
Back then, people with psychiatric disorders were sometimes thought to be victims of demonic possession.
6. Control of the ball; the opportunity to be on the offensive.
The scoreboard shows a little football symbol next to the name of the team that has possession.
7. A syntactic relationship between two nouns or nominals that may be used to indicate ownership.
Some languages distinguish between a construction like 'my car', which shows alienable possession — the car could become someone else's — and one like 'my foot', which has inalienable possession — my foot will always be mine.
Verb
8. To invest with property.
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