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Pronunciation of Possesses: Learn how to pronounce Possesses in English correctly

Learn how to say Possesses correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word possess:

[with object]
1have as belonging to one; own:
I do not possess a television set
Law have possession of as distinct from ownership:
a two-year suspended sentence for possessing cocaine
have as an ability, quality, or characteristic:
he did not possess a sense of humour
(be possessed of)
a fading blonde possessed of a powerful soprano voice
(possess oneself of) archaic take for one’s own:
all that the plaintiffs did was to possess themselves of the securities
2(of a demon or spirit, especially an evil one) have complete power over (someone) and be manifested through their speech or actions:
she was possessed by the Devil
(of an emotion, idea, etc.) dominate the mind of:
I was possessed by a desire to tell her everything
3 literary (of a man) have sexual intercourse with:
he just wanted her, to possess her
4 archaic maintain (oneself or one’s mind or soul) in a state of patience or quiet:
I tried to possess my soul in patience
[often with biblical allusion to Luke 21:19, the proper sense (‘gain your souls’) being misunderstood]

what possessed you?
used to express surprise at an action regarded as extremely unwise:
what possessed you to come here?

late Middle English: from Old French possesser, from Latin possess- ‘occupied, held’, from the verb possidere, from potis ‘able, capable’ + sedere ‘sit’