possessio

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See also: possessió

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From possessus +‎ -iō, from possideō ‎(possess).

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Noun[edit]

possessiō f ‎(genitive possessiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of taking possession of, seizing, occupying, taking.
  2. The act of holding; possession, occupation, control, occupancy.
  3. That which is possessed; a possession, property.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative possessiō possessiōnēs
genitive possessiōnis possessiōnum
dative possessiōnī possessiōnibus
accusative possessiōnem possessiōnēs
ablative possessiōne possessiōnibus
vocative possessiō possessiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • possessio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • possessio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • POSSESSIO in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • possessio in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to come into the possession of something: in possessionem alicuius rei venire
    • to take forcible possession of a thing: in possessionem alicuius rei invadere
    • to turn a person out of his house, his property: expellere aliquem domo, possessionibus pellere
    • to dispossess a person: demovere, deicere aliquem de possessione
    • to drive a person out of house and home: exturbare aliquem omnibus fortunis, e possessionibus
    • to give up a thing to some one else: possessione alicuius rei cedere alicui (Mil. 27. 75)
    • to proscribe a person, declare him an outlaw: proscribere aliquem or alicuius possessiones
  • possessio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin