possess

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Verb[change]

Plain form
possess

Third-person singular
possesses

Past tense
possessed

Past participle
possessed

Present participle
possessing

  1. (transitive) To have or to own
    He does not possess a car.
  2. (transitive) To take control of someone's soul.
    The evil spirit was going to possess her.

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