Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “possess” en inglés

See all translations

possess

verb [T] uk   /pəˈzes/ us  

possess verb [T] (OWN)

C1 to have or own something, or to have a particular quality: I don't possess a single DVD (= I don't have even one DVD). In the past the root of this plant was thought to possess magical powers.
More examples

possess verb [T] (CONTROL)

(of a wish or an idea) to take control over a person's mind, making that person behave in a very strange way: [+ to infinitive] Whatever possessed him to wear that appalling jacket!
Traducciones de “possess”
en coreano 소유하다…
en árabe يَمْلُك…
en francés posséder…
en turco sahip olmak, ...ın/in sahibi olmak…
en italiano avere, possedere…
en chino (tradicionál) 擁有, 具有…
en ruso обладать, владеть…
en polaco posiadać…
en español poseer, tener en su haber, tener…
en portugués possuir…
en alemán besitzen…
en catalán posseir, tenir…
en japonés ~を所有する, 持つ…
en chino (simplificado) 拥有, 具有…
(Definition of possess from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de possess
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “possess” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

ellipsis

a situation in which words are left out of a sentence but the sentence can still be understood

Palabra del día

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Aprende más 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Aprende más