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possessed (verb)

held, claimed, possessed, had, acquired, monopolized.

possessed (adjective)

descended upon, possessed, acquired, in the possession of, claimed, in the seizin of, enjoyed, retained, fallen into the possession of, kept, seized by, the property of, among the possessions of, inherited, bound over, on hand, held, bought, dowered upon, purchased.

Other synonyms:

in hand, closely-held.

Examples of usage:

In the year 1664 our hero's father embarked from Portsmouth, in England, for the Barbados, where he owned a considerable sugar plantation. - "Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates", Howard I. Pyle.

Could you have put your reasons on paper when you first owned to yourself that you loved him? - "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.

Yes, Barbara owned; I remember quite well now. - "Barbara in Brittany", E. A. Gillie.

Similar words:

employee-owned business, employee-owned enterprise, owner, slave owner, property owner, plantation owner, owner-occupied, owners.

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