possessing Definition

  • 1having or owning something
  • 2demonstrating a particular quality or skill

Using possessing: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "possessing" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He is possessing a rare collection of stamps.

  • Example

    The painting is possessing a unique style.

  • Example

    She is possessing excellent communication skills.

  • Example

    The team is possessing great potential for success.

possessing Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for possessing

Phrases with possessing

  • to regain control of one's emotions or composure


    She took a deep breath to possess herself before delivering the speech.

  • a pronoun that shows ownership or possession, such as 'mine', 'yours', 'his', 'hers', 'theirs', and 'ours'


    In the sentence 'This is my book', 'my' is a possessive pronoun.

  • the idea that a person or object can be taken over by an evil spirit or force


    The movie portrays a story of a house possessing an evil spirit.


Summary: possessing in Brief

The term 'possessing' [pəˈzɛsɪŋ] refers to having or owning something, or demonstrating a particular quality or skill. It is often used to describe collections, art, or skills, such as 'He is possessing a rare collection of stamps.' 'Possessing' also extends into phrases like 'possess oneself,' meaning to regain control of one's emotions, and 'possessive pronoun,' which shows ownership or possession.