possessor

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

possess +‎ -or

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

possessor (plural possessors)

  1. Agent noun of possess; one who possesses
    Antonym: (linguistics) possessum

TranslationsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From possessus +‎ -tor

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

possessor m (genitive possessōris, feminine possestrīx); third declension

  1. possessor, owner
  2. occupier

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative possessor possessōrēs
Genitive possessōris possessōrum
Dative possessōrī possessōribus
Accusative possessōrem possessōrēs
Ablative possessōre possessōribus
Vocative possessor possessōrēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • possessor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • possessor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • possessor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin possessor.

NounEdit

possessor m (plural possessores, feminine possessora, feminine plural possessoras)

  1. possessor; owner (one who possesses)
    Synonyms: possuidor, dono

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • possessor” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.