Possession

Possession

The word Possession might refer to:

Entertainment

* Possession (Sarah McLachlan song), a 1993 song by Sarah McLachlan on her album Fumbling Towards Ecstasy
* "Possession" (1981 film), starring Sam Neill, Isabelle Adjani; dir. by Andrzej Zulawski
* "Possession" (TV series), 1985 Australian series
* "Possession" (2002 film), adaptation of the A. S. Byatt novel; with Aaron Eckhart and Gwyneth Paltrow
* Possession (2009 film), starring Sarah Michelle Gellar and Lee Pace
* "Possession" (video game), a possibly cancelled console game
* "Possession", song on the 2005 "Mandaryna.com2me " album by the Polish singer Mandaryna

Geography

* Possession Street, Hong Kong
* Possession Point, former land form, Hong Kong
* Possession Sound, Washington state
* La Possession, French commune on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion

Law

* Possession (law), exclusive practical control of a thing, in the context of the legal implications of that control
* Dependent territory, an area of land over which another country exercises sovereignty, but which does not have the full right of participation in that country's governance.

Linguistics

* Possession (linguistics), grammatically expressed relationship such as control-of and ownership-of
* Inalienable possession, relationship between two objects that is irreversible

Literature

* "", 1990 novel by A. S. Byatt

Metaphysics

* Spirit possession, belief in the control of the behavior of a living thing or natural object by a spiritual being
* Demonic possession, belief in the control of a person by the Devil or other malevolent spirit

Real Estate

*When a buyer receives the keys of the property from the seller.

See also

* US Possession, soccer club on Réunion Island
* Possession Island (disambiguation)
* Possessive (disambiguation)
* Possessed (disambiguation)


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  • POSSESSION — Observée dans des contextes culturels très divers, la possession par des entités divines – » esprits », « génies », etc. – est un phénomène social d’une grande fréquence, qui a suscité des interrogations et reçu des interprétations multiples. Une …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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

  • possession — et heritage, Possessio. La possession et terre d aucun, Dominatus. Une grande possession et heritage, Latifundium. Possession vuide et vacue, Vacua praedia. L art de musique est devenu en la possession de peu de gens, Ad paucos recidit ars musica …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 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

  • possession — Possession. s. f. Joüissance, estat de celuy qui possede quelque chose. Possession legitime. possession injuste. possession immemoriale & non interrompuë. possession d an & jour. possession bienfondée. estre en possession. se mettre en possession …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 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; ownership,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Possession — (englisch und französisch für „Besitz“ oder „Besessenheit“) ist der Name einer Insel im Indischen Ozean, siehe Île de la Possession dreier Inseln in der englischsprachigen Welt, siehe Possession Island der Gemeinde La Possession im Norden von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Possession — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Possession Título Possession Ficha técnica Dirección Joel Bergvall Simon Sandquist Reparto Sarah Michelle Gellar Lee Pace …   Wikipedia Español

  • possession — [n1] control, ownership custody, dominion, hold, occupancy, occupation, possessorship, proprietary, proprietary rights, proprietorship, retention, tenancy, tenure, title; concepts 343,710 Ant. lack, need, want possession [n2] something owned;… …   New thesaurus

  • possession — [pə zesh′ən] n. [OFr < L possessio] 1. a possessing or being possessed, as by ownership or occupancy; hold 2. anything possessed 3. [pl.] property; wealth 4. territory ruled by an outside country 5. control of oneself: rare except in SELF… …   English World dictionary

  • Possession — Pos*ses sion, v. t. To invest with property. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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