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  • nouncontrol, ownership
  • nounsomething owned; property

synonyms for possessions

  • custody
  • dominion
  • hold
  • occupancy
  • occupation
  • proprietary
  • proprietorship
  • retention
  • tenancy
  • tenure
  • title
  • possessorship
  • proprietary rights
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antonyms for possessions

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  • lack
  • need
  • want
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How to use possessions in a sentence

O death, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that hath peace in his possessions!
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He took mental inventory of his possessions and what he could lay claim to, and he happened to think about his wife's homestead.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The next year he sailed from England with two hundred persons and settled in his new possessions.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Of the Ten Commandments, seven are designed as defences of the possessions and prerogatives of God and the property-owner.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The fervor of an Englishman's loyalty is usually in a direct ratio with the extent of his material possessions.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The King of Portugal was a powerful ruler and anxious for new possessions, yet he did not encourage Magellan.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
He was unlike many who lived in those old days,—for he did not care for gold or great possessions.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
But this did not prevent the continuance of hostilities in Brazil, and the other foreign possessions of Portugal.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Possibly their sole possessions consisted of the clothes they had on, a few bad pictures, and their several immortal geniuses.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
He wanted to see his possessions, to feel his own earth beneath his feet, to feast his eyes on the glorious countryside.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO POSSESSIONS

  • ace in the hole
  • ace up sleeve
  • backing
  • bankroll
  • budget
  • capital
  • credit
  • equity
  • estate
  • funds
  • goods
  • holdings
  • kitty
  • mattress
  • means
  • nest egg
  • nut
  • possessions
  • rainy day
  • reserve
  • resources
  • riches
  • sock
  • something put aside
  • something put away
  • stake
  • stash
  • stuff
  • valuables
  • wealth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.