Definitions of possess:
  • verb:   have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill
    Example: "He possesses great knowledge about the Middle East"
  • verb:   enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas
    Example: "What possessed you to buy this house?"
  • verb:   have ownership or possession of

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