Definition of "possessor" [pos•sess•or]

  • (noun) Agent noun of possess; one who possesses.

Use "possessor" in a sentence

  • "Because the man is here represented as the _possessor_, and _dog_, the _property_, or _thing possessed_; and the genius of our language requires, that when we add to the possessor, the _thing_ which he is represented as possessing, the possessor shall take a particular form to show its _case_, or _relation to the property_; thus, The _man's_ dog eats, _his_ dog eats."
  • "The only good of worldly riches to the possessor is the beholding them with the eyes."
  • "Countess of Devon, Princess of the Western Marches, by right and title possessor of all land 'twixt Exeter and Land's End. And now, by her consent and the grace of God, the wife of Harry, King of England."

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