AskDefine | Define possessor

Dictionary Definition

possessor n : a person who owns something; "they are searching for the owner of the car"; "who is the owner of that friendly smile?" [syn: owner]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • /pɒˈzɛsɔː/

Noun

  1. A person who or a thing which possesses.

Translations

  • Dutch: bezitter

Extensive Definition

The word Possession might refer to:

Metaphysics

  • Spirit possession, belief in the control of the behavior of a living thing or natural object by a spiritual being
  • Demonic possession, belief in the control of a person by the Devil or other malevolent spirit

Entertainment

Law

  • Possession (law), exclusive practical control of a thing, in the context of the legal implications of that control

Linguistics

Geography

See also

possessor in German: Possession
possessor in French: Possession
possessor in Italian: Possession
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