take+possession+of

  • 1take possession of — index accept (take), adopt, attach (seize), capture, confiscate, distrain, hold up ( …

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  • 2take possession — index acquire (secure), annex (arrogate), collect (recover money), condemn (seize), evict, obta …

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  • 3take possession — phrasal : to get into one s possession by an act of one s own : enter into possession take possession of a new house doing the Lord s work by taking possession of the Promised Land A.J.Toynbee had bought a car but hadn t yet taken possession :… …

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  • 4take possession of — they were under orders to take possession of the house and all of its contents Syn: seize, appropriate, impound, expropriate, sequestrate, sequester, confiscate; take, get, acquire, obtain, procure, possess oneself of, get hold of, get one s… …

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  • 5take possession — receive the keys as the new owner    We bought a house in Parkland. When do you take possession? …

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  • 6take possession of — SEIZE, appropriate, impound, expropriate, sequestrate, sequester, confiscate; take, get, acquire, obtain, procure, possess oneself of, get hold of, get one s hands on; capture, commandeer, requisition; …

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  • 7take possession of — capture, control over …

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  • 8take possession (of) — …

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  • 9take possession for public use — index eminent domain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10take possession of sth — get/take possession of sth ► to start to use and control goods, a building, or a piece of land, whether you own them or not: »Was the bank entitled to take possession of his property and exercise its power of sale without an order of the court?… …

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  • 11To take possession — Possession Pos*ses sion, n. [F. possession, L. possessio.] 1. The act or state of possessing, or holding as one s own. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The having, holding, or detention of property in one s power or command; actual seizin or occupancy;… …

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  • 12get/take possession of sth — ► to start to use and control goods, a building, or a piece of land, whether you own them or not: »Was the bank entitled to take possession of his property and exercise its power of sale without an order of the court? »The court appointed a… …

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  • 13take — [tāk] vt. took, taken, taking [ME taken < OE tacan < ON taka < ? IE base * dēg , to lay hold of] I to get possession of by force or skill; seize, grasp, catch, capture, win, etc. 1. to get by conquering; capture; seize 2. to trap, snare …

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  • 14possession — 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… …

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  • 15Possession — Pos*ses sion, n. [F. possession, L. possessio.] 1. The act or state of possessing, or holding as one s own. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The having, holding, or detention of property in one s power or command; actual seizin or occupancy; ownership,… …

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  • 16Possession Island National Park — Possession Island (coord|10|43|36|S|142|23|49|E|type:landmark region:AU) is a small island and national park in the Torres Strait in far north Queensland, Australia.This island is part of the Torres Strait IslandsThe island is called Bedanug by… …

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  • 17take over — index accroach, annex (arrogate), appropriate, attach (seize), condemn (seize), confiscate …

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  • 18take from — index adeem, diminish, discount (reduce), occupy (take possession) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19take up residence in — index lodge (reside), occupy (take possession) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 20take — [c]/teɪk / (say tayk) verb (took, taken, taking) –verb (t) 1. to get into one s hands or possession by force or artifice. 2. to seize, catch, or capture. 3. to grasp, grip or hold. 4. to get into one s hold, possession, control, etc., by one s… …

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