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synonyms for possess
- 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
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How to use possess in a sentence
As a white, educated, Western, middle-class male, I possess most of the unearned privilege the world has to offer.
That thing we seemed to possess was not the other, but an image of them we formed—they themselves are still free.
I know that many people do not feel they possess their partners and lovers.
In fact, the original Burroughs books possess a clear “green” streak that now seems quite prescient.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World? | Ted Gioia | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Fish and Wildlife officer told him that it was illegal to possess a protected species or a raptor.
Any one may possess the portrait of a tragedian without exciting suspicion or comment.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Not a dollar did he possess—not even did he have a suit of clothes any more, and wore every day his corduroys.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
My entrails were troubled in seeking her: therefore shall I possess a good possession.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
"Doa Estefania, have no fear; you possess an infallible preservative," exclaimed the cappellan.
Tausig, in my opinion, did possess exceptional genius in composition, though he left but few works behind him to attest it.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
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