possessor

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

possess +‎ -or

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

possessor (plural possessors)

  1. Agent noun of possess; one who possesses
    Antonym: possessum (linguistics)

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From possessus +‎ -tor

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

possessor m (genitive possessōris, feminine possestrīx); third declension

  1. possessor, owner
  2. occupier

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative possessor possessōrēs
Genitive possessōris possessōrum
Dative possessōrī possessōribus
Accusative possessōrem possessōrēs
Ablative possessōre possessōribus
Vocative possessor possessōrēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • possessor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • possessor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • possessor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin possessor.

Noun[edit]

possessor m (plural possessores, feminine possessora, feminine plural possessoras)

  1. possessor; owner (one who possesses)
    Synonyms: possuidor, dono

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • possessor” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.