To gain through experience; come by:
To hold (a position or office)
To have control over:
Control is defined as to command, restrain, or manage.
To keep oneself in a particular state.
To attract and delight irresistibly; enchant; fascinate; charm
(Sculpting) To shape roughly as a preparation for the finer work to follow; to cut to the general form required.
To present or expose to view; show; display
(Zoology) To exhibit a behavioral display.
To occupy a particular relation to:
To keep or hold (a place, position, etc.) against attack; defend
To deprive of the possession of something, esp. land, a house, etc.; oust
To have or experience with joy; get pleasure from; relish
To haunt or trouble in mind, esp. to an abnormal degree; preoccupy greatly
To keep in mind
To take to oneself in exclusion of others; to claim or use as by an exclusive right.
To enjoy a commanding, controlling position in:
(Slang) To carry weapons, especially firearms, on one's person.
Command is defined as to give orders or exert authority over someone or something.
Show is defined as to bring into view, teach, or display.
To notice the absence or loss of
To get rid of (something undesirable)
To carry or hold in the mind over time; harbor:
(Agric.) To bear as a crop; produce
To put in legal possession of a particular thing; assign ownership to
have or obtain
Find another word for possess. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for possess, like: acquire, occupy, owned, own, control, hold, bewitch, boast, exhibit, display and have.