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To have in one's possession
hast (archaic)
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“The three richest people in the world are said to possess more wealth than the poorest nations combined.”
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To take possession of
“They had themselves overpowered another group of colonizers to possess the land they now inhabit.”
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To have as an ability, quality, or characteristic
“Both individuals possess qualities that are considered essential to becoming a successful entrepreneur.”
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To take control of someone's body or mind, especially in a supernatural manner
“In older cultures, people believed that demons could possess them and cause disease or illness.”
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To become an obsession with
“Thoughts of freedom would possess Andy Dufresne's mind as he hatched his brazen plan to escape from prison.”
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To be aware of the meaning of
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Ravish; take away beauty
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To cast a magical charm or spell on
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Visit as a spirit
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To engage in carnal activity
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To live or reside in
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To be living a particular way of life
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To be in a strong enough position to have or secure (something)
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To cause to become angry
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To hold exclusive control of a market or supply
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To shut up (domestic animals) in a pound or enclosure
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