See also: possessió

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From possideō (to possess) +‎ -tiō.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

possessiō f (genitive possessiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of taking possession of, seizing, occupying, taking.
  2. The act of holding; possession, occupation, control, occupancy.
  3. That which is possessed; a possession, property.

Declension edit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative possessiō possessiōnēs
Genitive possessiōnis possessiōnum
Dative possessiōnī possessiōnibus
Accusative possessiōnem possessiōnēs
Ablative possessiōne possessiōnibus
Vocative possessiō possessiōnēs

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References edit

  • possessio”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • possessio”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • possessio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • possessio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to come into the possession of something: in possessionem alicuius rei venire
    • to take forcible possession of a thing: in possessionem alicuius rei invadere
    • to turn a person out of his house, his property: expellere aliquem domo, possessionibus pellere
    • to dispossess a person: demovere, deicere aliquem de possessione
    • to drive a person out of house and home: exturbare aliquem omnibus fortunis, e possessionibus
    • to give up a thing to some one else: possessione alicuius rei cedere alicui (Mil. 27. 75)
    • to proscribe a person, declare him an outlaw: proscribere aliquem or alicuius possessiones
  • possessio”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin