Synonyms for possession

Synonyms for (noun) possession

Synonyms: possession

Definition: anything owned or possessed

Similar words: relation

Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together


Synonyms: ownership, possession

Definition: the act of having and controlling property

Similar words: control

Definition: the activity of managing or exerting control over something

Usage: the control of the mob by the police was admirable


Synonyms: possession

Definition: (sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck)

Usage: they took possession of the ball on their own goal line

Similar words: control

Definition: the activity of managing or exerting control over something

Usage: the control of the mob by the police was admirable


Synonyms: possession, will power, willpower, self-command, self-control, self-possession, self-will

Definition: the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior

Similar words: resoluteness, resolution, resolve, firmness, firmness of purpose

Definition: the trait of being resolute

Usage: his resoluteness carried him through the battle; it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work


Synonyms: possession

Definition: a territory that is controlled by a ruling state

Similar words: territorial dominion, territory, district, dominion

Definition: a region marked off for administrative or other purposes


Synonyms: possession, monomania

Definition: a mania restricted to one thing or idea

Similar words: cacoethes, mania, passion

Definition: an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action


Synonyms: possession

Definition: being controlled by passion or the supernatural

Similar words: spell, enchantment, trance

Definition: a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation