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How Do You Spell POSSESS?

Correct spelling for the English word "possess" is [p_ə_z_ˈɛ_s], [pəzˈɛs], [pəzˈɛs]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

Common Misspellings for POSSESS

Below is the list of 127 misspellings for the word "possess". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for POSSESS

  1. For Felix besides being a friend was known to possess great influence among the working classes - "Greene Ferne Farm" by Richard Jefferies
  2. I desired the Princess Hildegarde to possess all was the answer - "Arms and the Woman" by Harold MacGrath
  3. This was done and then the only bad quality that the boats appeared to possess rapidly declared itself - "The Log of a Privateersman" by Harry Collingwood
  4. But every man does not possess the promised power - "Quiet Talks on Power" by S.D. Gordon
  5. It is to be feared that women who lacked the heavenly gift of good looks did not interest him quite so much whatever other gifts they might possess unless it were the gift of making lovely music - "The Martian" by George Du Maurier