Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de possess

(verbo) 
Definition
to have as one's property
He is said to possess a huge fortune.
Sinônimos
own
Her parents own a local café.
,
have
I want to have my own business.
,
hold
Applicants should normally hold an Honours degree.
,
be in possession of
,
be the owner of
,
have in your possession
,
have to your name
(verbo) 
Definition
to have as a quality or attribute
individuals who possess the qualities of sense and discretion
Sinônimos
be endowed with
, ,
enjoy
The average German will enjoy 40 days' paid holiday this year.
,
benefit from
,
be born with
,
be blessed with
,
be possessed of
,
be gifted with
(verbo) 
Definition
to gain control over or dominate
Absolute terror possessed her.
Sinônimos
,
influence
What you eat may influence your risk of getting cancer.
,
dominate
No company should be permitted to dominate the market.
,
consume
I was consumed by fear.
,
obsess
Thoughts of revenge obsessed him.
, , ,
eat someone up
,
fixate
,
put under a spell
(verbo) 
Definition
to gain control over or dominate
It was as if the spirit of his father possessed him.
Sinônimos
, ,
control
He now controls the largest retail development empire in southern California.
You should not let other people control you.
, ,
occupy
Men still occupy more positions of power than women.
,
haunt
The memory of his mistakes still haunts him.
,
take someone over
, ,
take possession of
Earl had taken possession of the gun.
,
have power over
,
have mastery over

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of consume
Definition
to obsess
I was consumed by fear.
in the sense of dominate
Definition
to control or govern
No company should be permitted to dominate the market.
Sinônimos
have the upper hand over,
lead by the nose (informal),
overbear,
have the whip hand over,
keep under your thumb
in the sense of enjoy
Definition
to have or experience (something, esp. something good)
The average German will enjoy 40 days' paid holiday this year.
Sinônimos
use,
own,
have the benefit of,
reap the benefits of,
have the use of,
be blessed or favoured with,
Njoy

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