IV. POSSESSIVE RELATIONS
1. Property in general
[Antonyms: relinquishment, loss.]
[Nouns] retention; retaining; keep, detention,
custody; tenacity, firm hold, grasp, gripe, grip, iron grip.
fangs, teeth, claws, talons, nail, unguis, hook, tentacle, tenaculum;
bond (vinculum) [more].
clutches, tongs, forceps, pincers, nippers, pliers, vice.
paw, hand, finger, wrist, fist, neaf, neif.
bird in hand; captive[more].
[Verbs] retain, keep; hold fast one's own, hold tight one's own, hold fast
one's ground, hold tight one's ground; clinch, clench, clutch, grasp,
gripe, hug, have a firm hold of.
secure, withhold, detain; hold back, keep back; keep close; husband (store) [more]; reserve; have in stock, keep in stock (possess) [more];
entail, tie up, settle.
[Adjectives] retaining; retentive, tenacious.
unforfeited, undeprived, undisposed, uncommunicated.
incommunicable, inalienable; in mortmain; in strict settlement.
[Phrases] uti possidetis.