possessive definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with ownership or ownership.
    • Having or manifesting a desire to control or dominate another, especially in purchase to restrict that person's relationships with other people: a possessive moms and dad.
    • Grammar Of, associated with, or becoming a noun or pronoun situation that shows ownership.
    • Of or with respect to ownership or control.
    • Indicating ownership, ownership, beginning, etc.
    • Unwilling to produce possession of.
    • Of or pertaining to control; having or showing ownership.
    • having or showing a desire to manage or dominate
    • offering to state or suggest control
    • desirous of possessing
  • noun:
    • Grammar The possessive instance.
    • Grammar A possessive kind or building.
    • The possessive situation.
    • A word used to suggest the possessive instance.
    • The possessive instance.
    • A possessive pronoun, or a word inside possessive situation.
    • A pronoun or any other term denoting ownership.
    • The possessive case.
    • the situation articulating ownership
  • others:
    • with respect to or denoting possession; articulating control: as with a lady's dress, their residence, only notion of John's.

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