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General words for possessions - thesaurus

Synonyms

appurtenance

noun

formal an object, piece of equipment, etc. that is used for a particular activity or that you have because of a particular situation

real estate

noun

something that someone owns or can make money from, especially online

property

noun

things, especially valuable things, that are owned by someone

stuff

noun

informal the things that belong to a particular person or activity or in a particular place

things

noun

the objects that belong to a particular person or that are used for a particular purpose

goods

noun

objects that someone owns that can be moved from one place to another

possession

noun

something that you own

asset

noun

something such as money or property that a person or company owns

belongings

noun

the things you own

valuables

noun

small possessions that are worth a lot of money, for example jewellery

personal property

noun

property that can be moved

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accoutrements

noun

formal things that you have with you when you go somewhere or take part in a particular activity

bag and baggage

with all the things that you own

bits and pieces/bobs

someone’s possessions or furniture

booty

noun

humorous valuable goods that you have obtained, for example by shopping

capital asset

noun

something such as equipment or buildings that a company owns and uses in doing its business

chattel

noun

something that you own

crown jewels

noun

the most impressive or valuable possessions that you have

effects

noun

formal the things that belong to you

(everything but) the kitchen sink

nearly everything that you own

fixed asset

noun

something a company owns and uses but does not sell, for example machines, buildings, or land

goods and chattels

noun

someone’s possessions, not including any houses or land that they own

intangible asset

noun

something that a company has, such as the good opinion of its customers, that has value to the company although its worth cannot be measured exactly

liquid assets

noun

the money that a company has, and anything else that can easily be sold in order to get money

lost property

noun

British possessions that people have accidentally left in a public place that are kept until they come and claim them

someone’s worldly goods/possessions

all the things that someone owns

status symbol

noun

a possession that someone is proud of and considers to be a symbol of their money or power

trappings

noun

possessions that show that someone is rich, powerful, or important

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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