What are red words?
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are morefrequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
- 1[countable] [usually plural] something that you own
Their family home and possessions were destroyed in the fire.
all your worldly possessions (=everything that you own)a prized/treasured possession (=one that is very important to you):
Her most prized possession is a locket that she wears constantly.
be in possession of somethingformal
in full possession of your faculties/senses
in someone's possessionformal
or have something in your possession
take possession (of)
This is the British English definition of possession. View American English definition of possession