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Detailed Translations for possessive from English to German


Translation Matrix for possessive:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- genitive; genitive case; possessive case
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- genitive

Synonyms for "possessive":

  • genitive; oblique; oblique case
  • acquisitive
  • dominant
  • genitive; genitive case; possessive case; oblique; oblique case

Related Definitions for "possessive":

  1. desirous of owning1
    • small children are so possessive they will not let others play with their toys1
  2. having or showing a desire to control or dominate1
    • a possessive parent1
  3. serving to express or indicate possession1
    • possessive pronouns1
  4. the case expressing ownership1

Wiktionary Translations for possessive:

  1. grammar: indicating possession
  1. auf die Zugehörigkeit einer Person oder Sache zu einer anderen Person oder Sache hinweisend, besitzanzeigend

Cross Translation:
possessive possessiv possessief — taalkunde|nld bezittend, bezittelijk, bezitterig
possessive possessiv possessief — bezittelijk voornaamwoord (possessivum) ebank

possessive form of possess:

to possess verb (possesses, possessed, possessing)

  1. to possess (own; have)
    haben; besitzen
    • haben verb (habe, hast, hat, hatte, hattet, gehabt)
    • besitzen verb (besitze, besitzt, besaß, besaßt, besessen)

Conjugations for possess:

  1. possess
  2. possess
  3. possesses
  4. possess
  5. possess
  6. possess
simple past
  1. possessed
  2. possessed
  3. possessed
  4. possessed
  5. possessed
  6. possessed
present perfect
  1. have possessed
  2. have possessed
  3. has possessed
  4. have possessed
  5. have possessed
  6. have possessed
past continuous
  1. was possessing
  2. were possessing
  3. was possessing
  4. were possessing
  5. were possessing
  6. were possessing
  1. shall possess
  2. will possess
  3. will possess
  4. shall possess
  5. will possess
  6. will possess
continuous present
  1. am possessing
  2. are possessing
  3. is possessing
  4. are possessing
  5. are possessing
  6. are possessing
  1. be possessed
  2. be possessed
  3. be possessed
  4. be possessed
  5. be possessed
  6. be possessed
  1. possess!
  2. let's possess!
  3. possessed
  4. possessing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for possess:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
besitzen have; own; possess
haben have; own; possess
- have; own

Related Words for "possess":

Synonyms for "possess":

Related Definitions for "possess":

  1. have ownership or possession of1
  2. have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill1
    • he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East1
  3. enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas1
    • What possessed you to buy this house?1
    • A terrible rage possessed her1

Wiktionary Translations for possess:

  1. to have; to have ownership of
  2. to take control of someone's body or mind
  1. (umgangssprachlich) etwas als Eigentum haben, über das man verfügen kann

Cross Translation:
possess besitzen bezitten — iets in eigendom hebben
possess besitzen posséder — À trier