Definition of Possessing

1. Verb. (present participle of possess) ¹



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Definition of Possessing

1. possess [v] - See also: possess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Possessing

posses
possesion
possesions
possess
possess'd
possessed
possessed(p)
possessed of
possessedly
possessedness
possessednesses
possessee
possesser
possesses
possesseth
possessing (current term)
possession
possession is nine-tenths of the law
possession is nine points of the law
possession of interest
possessional
possessionary
possessioner
possessioners
possessionless
possessionlessness
possessions
possessival
possessive
possessive-pronoun

Literary usage of Possessing

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1. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1905)
"On the other hand, the " possessing " Princes had not more than 1200 men at their disposal; and Ernest of Brandenburg was unsupplied with money. ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"On the other hand, the "possessing" Princes had not more than 1200 men at their disposal; and Ernest of Brandenburg was unsupplied with money. ..."

3. Educational Psychology by Edward Lee Thorndike (1921)
"Consequently for every individual possessing o units of the trait there will be 6 possessing 6 units of it, 15 possessing 2 units, 20 possessing 3 units, ..."

4. Manual of Serum Diagnosis: Deep Breathing and a Complete System for by Bernarr Macfadden, Otto Rostoski (1904)
"WONDERFULLY EXHILARATING SKIN TONIC—VAST IMPORTANCE OF possessing AN ACTIVE SKIN—APPEARANCE OP A CONSTANTLY GROOMED HORSE VIBRATES WITH NERVOUS ..."

5. The Lancet (1842)
"She is a child of irritable temperament, well developed, being fat and plump, although not possessing much muscular power. She has very dark hair, ..."

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