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  • verbhave or obtain
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Synonyms for possess

verb have or obtain
  • acquire
  • carry
  • enjoy
  • maintain
  • occupy
  • own
  • retain
  • seize
  • bear
  • control
  • corner
  • dominate
  • grab
  • hog
  • hold
  • be blessed with
  • be born with
  • be endowed with
  • corner the market
  • get hands on
  • get hold of
  • have to name
  • latch on to
  • lock up
  • sit on
  • take over
  • take possession

Antonyms for possess

  • fail
  • free
  • lack
  • let go
  • lose
  • need
  • release
  • surrender
  • yield
  • abandon
  • forsake
  • dispossess
  • miss
  • not have
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to possess

bear

verb. support mentally
  • cherish
  • entertain
  • exhibit
  • harbor
  • have
  • hold
  • hold up
  • maintain
  • possess
  • shoulder
  • sustain
  • uphold
  • weigh upon

boast

verb. to have advantage

boasted

verb. to have advantage

boasts

verb. to have advantage

charm

verb. enchant

charms

verb. enchant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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