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Noun: possession  pu'ze-shun
  1. The act of having and controlling property
    - ownership
  2. Anything owned or possessed
  3. Being controlled by passion or the supernatural
  4. A mania restricted to one thing or idea
    - monomania
  5. A territory that is controlled by a ruling state
  6. The trait of resolutely controlling your own behaviour
    "an imperturbable self-possession";
    - self-control, self-possession, willpower, will power, self-command, self-will
  7. (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck)
    "they took possession of the ball on their own goal line"

Derived forms: possessions

Type of: cacoethes, control, district, dominion, enchantment, firmness, firmness of purpose, mania, passion, relation, resoluteness, resolution, resolve, spell, territorial dominion, territory, trance

Encyclopedia: Possession, Demonical