possideo

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Etymology[edit]

From potis (able) + sedeō (sit).

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present active possideō, present infinitive possidēre, perfect active possēdī, supine possessum

  1. I have, hold, own, possess.
  2. I possess lands, have possessions.
  3. I take control or possession of, seize, occupy.
  4. I occupy, inhabit, abide.

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References[edit]

  • possideo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879