Hindi translation of 'possess'
possess /pəˈzes पअˈज़ेस्/
Word forms: possesses, possessing, possessed
1. transitive verb
If you possess something, you have it or own it.
He is said to possess a fortune.
illegally/unlawfully possess something
possess a weapon
SIMILAR WORDSown, have
2. transitive verb
To possess a quality, ability, or feature means to have it.
...the practical skills that some people possess.
Have is a very common verb in everyday English and can be used in many contexts.
possess a quality/skill/talent
You can say that someone owns something or that it belongs to them if it is their property.
She has a big house, lots of money and a great job.
In more formal writing, and in legal contexts, you can say that someone possesses something.
All the directors own shares in the company.
The land belongs to a local farmer.
You can also say that someone possesses a quality or an ability.
He was convicted of illegally possessing firearms.
Candidates should possess good communication skills.
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Example Sentences Including 'possess'
Instead he ran up the three flights of stairs two at a time, feeling a surge of energy that he'd forgotten could possess him.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
I will help you to dispose of this valuable scrap of paper that you possess.The Dutch Blue Error
Perilous to us all are the devices of an art deeper than we possess ourselves.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
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'possess' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يـَمْتَلِك
- Brazilian Portuguese: possuir
- Chinese: 占有
- Croatian: posjedovati
- Czech: vlastnit
- Danish: besidde
- Dutch: bezitten
- European Spanish: poseer dominar
- Finnish: omistaa
- French: posséder
- German: besitzen
- Greek: κατέχω
- Italian: possedere
- Japanese: 所有する
- Korean: 소유하다
- Norwegian: være i besittelse av
- Polish: posiąść posiadać
- Portuguese: possuir
- Romanian: a deține
- Russian: обладать
- Spanish: poseer
- Swedish: besitta
- Thai: เป็นเจ้าของ
- Turkish: sahip olmak
- Ukrainian: володіти
- Vietnamese: sở hữu
Translation of possess from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary