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Possession vs. Seizure

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Possessionnoun

Control or occupancy of something for which one does not necessarily have private property rights.

Seizurenoun

The act of taking possession, as by force or right of law.

‘the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc.’; ‘The search warrant permitted the seizure of evidence.’;

Possessionnoun

Something that is owned.

‘The car quickly became his most prized possession.’; ‘I would gladly give all of my worldly possessions just to be able to do that.’;

Seizurenoun

A sudden attack or convulsion, (e.g. an epileptic seizure).

‘He fell to the floor and convulsed when the epileptic seizure occurred.’;

Possessionnoun

Ownership; taking, holding, keeping something as one's own.

‘The car is in my possession.’; ‘I'm in possession of the car.’;

Seizurenoun

A sudden onset of pain or emotion.

‘He felt the sudden seizure of pain as the heart attack began.’;

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Possessionnoun

A territory under the rule of another country.

‘Réunion is the largest of France's overseas possessions.’;

Seizurenoun

(obsolete) Retention within one's grasp or power; possession; ownership.

Possessionnoun

The condition or affliction of being possessed by a demon or other supernatural entity.

‘Back then, people with psychiatric disorders were sometimes thought to be victims of demonic possession.’;

Seizurenoun

That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid hold of, or possessed.

Possessionnoun

The condition of being under the control of strong emotion or madness.

Seizurenoun

The act of seizing, or the state of being seized; sudden and violent grasp or gripe; a taking into possession; as, the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc.

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Possessionnoun

(sports) Control of the ball; the opportunity to be on the offensive.

‘The scoreboard shows a little football symbol next to the name of the team that has possession.’;

Seizurenoun

Retention within one's grasp or power; hold; possession; ownership.

‘Make o'er thy honor by a deed of trust,And give me seizure of the mighty wealth.’;

Possessionnoun

(Australian rules football) A disposal of the ball during a game, i.e. a kick or a handball.

Seizurenoun

That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid hold of, or possessed.

Possessionnoun

(linguistics) A syntactic relationship between two nouns or nominals that may be used to indicate ownership.

‘Some languages distinguish between a construction like 'my car', which shows alienable possession — the car could become someone else's — and one like 'my foot', which has inalienable possession — my foot will always be mine.’;

Seizurenoun

a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease;

‘he suffered an epileptic seizure’;

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Possessionverb

(obsolete) To invest with property.

Seizurenoun

the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

Possessionnoun

The act or state of possessing, or holding as one's own.

Seizurenoun

the act of taking of a person by force

Possessionnoun

The having, holding, or detention of property in one's power or command; actual seizin or occupancy; ownership, whether rightful or wrongful.

Seizurenoun

the taking possession of something by legal process

Possessionnoun

The thing possessed; that which any one occupies, owns, or controls; in the plural, property in the aggregate; wealth; dominion; as, foreign possessions.

‘When the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions.’; ‘Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession.’; ‘The house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.’;

Seizure

A seizure, formally known as an epileptic seizure, is a period of symptoms due to abnormally excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. Outward effects vary from uncontrolled shaking movements involving much of the body with loss of consciousness (tonic-clonic seizure), to shaking movements involving only part of the body with variable levels of consciousness (focal seizure), to a subtle momentary loss of awareness (absence seizure).

Possessionnoun

The state of being possessed or controlled, as by an evil spirit, or violent passions; madness; frenzy; as, demoniacal possession.

‘How long hath this possession held the man?’;

Possessionverb

To invest with property.

Possessionnoun

the act of having and controlling property

Possessionnoun

anything owned or possessed

Possessionnoun

being controlled by passion or the supernatural

Possessionnoun

a mania restricted to one thing or idea

Possessionnoun

a territory that is controllled by a ruling state

Possessionnoun

the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior

Possessionnoun

(sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck);

‘they took possession of the ball on their own goal line’;

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