Synonyms of 'possession'
1 ownershipDictionary, control, custody
These documents are now in the possession of the authorities.
2 provinceDictionary, territory, colony
All of these countries were once French possessions.
propertyDictionary, things, effects
People had lost their homes and all their possessions.
phrasetake possession of
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal[Bible: St. Matthew]
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
Possession is nine points of the law
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the property and claims against debtors that a business enterprise may apply to discharge its liabilities. Assets may be fixed, current, liquid, or intangible and are shown balanced against liabilities
By 1989 the group had assets of 3.5 billion francs.
Your belongings are the things that you own, especially things that are small enough to be carried.
I collected my belongings and left.
Thesaurus for possession from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you are in possession of something, you have it, because you have obtained it or because it belongs to you.