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For the companies that didn’t participate, it raises the concern that they might possess information that indicates the toxic metals in their foods might be even higher than their competitors.

A just society must be consciously constructed by citizens possessing certain virtues.

Not only does it have a spike protein mutation that could lead to a higher infection rate, it possesses what’s called an “escape mutation.”

They also possess their own first- and second-round draft choices.

By implication, Earth must therefore possess some climate-stabilising feedbacks but at the same time good fortune must also have been involved in it staying habitable.

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.

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.

Not a dollar did he possess—not even did he have a suit of clothes any more, and wore every day his corduroys.

My entrails were troubled in seeking her: therefore shall I possess a good possession.

"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.

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On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to possess, such as: acquire, carry, enjoy, maintain, occupy, and own.

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