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Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
possess [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (own)poseer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Jane is carrying everything she possesses in the bag on her back.
possess [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (have as a feature)poseer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  tener vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The house possesses many character features, such as original fireplaces.
 
Additional Translations
InglésEspañol
possess [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (have mastery of) (conocimiento o habilidad)poseer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  tener vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Ray possesses a wealth of knowledge on French Existentialism.
possess [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (emotion: take control of)dominar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  controlar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 A cold fury possessed Martha.
possess [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (demon, spirit: inhabit)poseer vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  habitar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 In the Middle Ages it was often thought that demons were possessing people who were actually suffering from mental illnesses.
possess [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." usually passive (influence, make) (coloquial)agarrar a vtr + prep
  meterse dentro de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 What on earth possessed you to make all this mess?
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