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Definition of Possession

Possession

  1. The act or state of possessing, or holding as one's own.
  2. The having, holding, or detention of property in one's power or command; actual seizin or occupancy; ownership, whether rightful or wrongful.
  3. The thing possessed; that which any one occupies, owns, or controls; in the plural, property in the aggregate; wealth; dominion; as, foreign possessions.
  4. The state of being possessed or controlled, as by an evil spirit, or violent passions; madness; frenzy; as, demoniacal possession.
  5. To invest with property.

Possession Quotations

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
Barbara de Angelis

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
Lao Tzu

Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty. - John D. Rockefeller
Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
John D. Rockefeller

The possession of anything begins in the mind.
Bruce Lee

Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Epicurus
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Possession Translations

possession in Afrikaans is besit
possession in Danish is ejendom, besiddelse
possession in Dutch is bezitting, eigendom, bezit
possession in French is possession
possession in German is besitz
possession in Italian is possesso
possession in Latin is possessio
possession in Norwegian is eiendom
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