What is another word for possessions?

247 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ pəzˈɛʃənz], [ pəzˈɛʃənz], [ p_ə_z_ˈɛ_ʃ_ə_n_z]

Possessions are the tangible and intangible things that we have, hold, or own, but there are various words that we can use to refer to them. Property is a broad term that encompasses everything from material goods to land, buildings, and even intellectual belongings. Assets typically refer to financial resources and investments, while chattels refer to personal property or movable possessions. Some other synonyms for possessions include belongings, goods, assets, holdings, and effects. Each term brings a slightly different connotation and can be used in various contexts, depending on the type of possessions being referred to. By using different synonyms for possessions, we can add variety and richness to our language, and better express ourselves when describing what we have.

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What are the hypernyms for Possessions?

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What are the opposite words for possessions?

Antonyms for the word "possessions" could include words such as "non-ownership," "dispossession," "lack," "privation," and "unpossessed." These words convey a sense of not having something, or not owning it. "Non-ownership" suggests that something simply does not belong to someone, while "dispossession" implies that something was once possessed and then taken away. "Lack" and "privation" convey a sense of not having something that is needed or desired, and "unpossessed" suggests both a lack of ownership and a lack of desire or interest in something. Overall, antonyms for "possessions" can be used in a variety of contexts to describe a range of situations where someone does not have or does not desire material goods or possessions.

What are the antonyms for Possessions?

Usage examples for Possessions

Now, for ourselves, I leave you for a little while in charge of-the women-and of all my possessions.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
"To-morrow I shall fully examine our possessions," he answered; "judging, however, by what I have seen to-day, one could dwell here all his life."
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Nevertheless, he was not at all at ease as to his own and Nell's fate, for he surely would pass through the possessions of the Wahimas and the Samburus without any difficulties, but after that, what?
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

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