have+possession+of

  • 1 have possession of — index occupy (take possession) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 have possession — index remain (occupy) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 possession — pos‧ses‧sion [pəˈzeʆn] noun 1. [countable] something that someone owns: • It s vital to insure your possessions for the journey to your new home. 2. [uncountable] the state of having or owning something: • What happens if the buyer has… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Possession (law) — In law, possession is the control a person intentionally exercises toward a thing. In all cases, to possess something, a person must have an intention to possess it. A person may be in possession of some property (although possession does not… …

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  • 5 possession — noun 1 STH YOU OWN (countable usually plural) something that someone owns and keeps or uses themselves: The police went through all the dead girl s possessions. | I packed my remaining possessions into the trunk. 2 STATE OF HAVING STH (U) formal… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 possession — /peuh zesh euhn/, n. 1. the act or fact of possessing. 2. the state of being possessed. 3. ownership. 4. Law. actual holding or occupancy, either with or without rights of ownership. 5. a thing possessed: He packed all his possessions into one… …

    Universalium

  • 7 possession */*/ — UK [pəˈzeʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms possession : singular possession plural possessions 1) [countable, usually plural] something that you own Their family home and possessions were destroyed in the fire. all your worldly possessions (=… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 possession — Actual physical control of goods or land. Possession has a wide variety of meanings in English law, depending on the nature of the property and the circumstances. For example, a person may still have possession of goods that have been lost or… …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 9 possession — pos·ses·sion /pə ze shən/ n 1: the act, fact, or condition of having control of something: as a: actual possession in this entry b: constructive possession in …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 Possession (linguistics) — Possession, in the context of linguistics, is an asymmetric relationship between two constituents, the referent of one of which (the possessor) possesses (owns, rules over, has as a part, etc.) the referent of the other.Possession may be marked… …

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  • 11 Have — (h[a^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Had} (h[a^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Having}. Indic. present, I {have}, thou {hast}, he {has}; we, ye, they {have}.] [OE. haven, habben, AS. habben (imperf. h[ae]fde, p. p. geh[ae]fd); akin to OS. hebbian, D. hebben,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 have — (h[a^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Had} (h[a^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Having}. Indic. present, I {have}, thou {hast}, he {has}; we, ye, they {have}.] [OE. haven, habben, AS. habben (imperf. h[ae]fde, p. p. geh[ae]fd); akin to OS. hebbian, D. hebben,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 have — (h[a^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Had} (h[a^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Having}. Indic. present, I {have}, thou {hast}, he {has}; we, ye, they {have}.] [OE. haven, habben, AS. habben (imperf. h[ae]fde, p. p. geh[ae]fd); akin to OS. hebbian, D. hebben,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 have — [ weak əv, həv, strong hæv ] (3rd person singular has [ weak əz, həz, strong hæz ] ; past tense and past participle had [ weak əd, həd, strong hæd ] ) verb *** Have can be used in the following ways: as an auxiliary verb in perfect tenses of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 have — [hav; ] also, as before [ “] to [ haf] vt. had [had; ] unstressed [, həd, əd] having [ME haven (earlier habben) < OE habban, akin to OHG haben, ON hafa, Goth haban < IE base * kap , to grasp > Gr kaptein, to gulp down, L capere, to take …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 have — 1. For the type ☒ No state has λ or can adopt such measures, see ellipsis 3. 2. In a sentence of the type Some Labour MPs would have preferred to have wound up the Session before rising, the present infinitive is preferable, i.e. Some Labour MPs… …

    Modern English usage

  • 17 have in one's possession — index hold (possess) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 possession is nine tenths of the law — possession is nine tenths of the ˈlaw idiom (saying) if you already have or control sth, it is difficult for sb else to take it away from you, even if they have the legal right to it Main entry: ↑possessionidiom …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 have one's cake and eat it too — {v. phr.} To enjoy two opposite advantages. * /You can either spend your money going to Europe or save it for a down payment on a house, but you can t do both. That would be having your cake and eating it, too./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 20 have one's cake and eat it too — {v. phr.} To enjoy two opposite advantages. * /You can either spend your money going to Europe or save it for a down payment on a house, but you can t do both. That would be having your cake and eating it, too./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms