Possess definition

Possess means to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over tangible property.
Possess means to have on one’s person, in one’s effects, or in an area subject to one’s control.
Possess or "possession" means having control over a thing or substance, but may not be inferred solely from mere access to the thing or substance through ownership or occupation of the premises upon which the thing or substance is found.

Examples of Possess in a sentence

  • Possess radioactive material only in the quantity and form indicated _in your license.

  • Possess a breadth and depth of professional skills informed by the liberal arts and sciences.

  • Possess a pseudoephedrine product if the person has a prior conviction for the possession of methamphetamine, possession with the intent to sell or deliver methamphetamine, sell or deliver methamphetamine, trafficking methamphetamine, possession of an immediate precursor chemical, or manufacture of methamphetamine.

  • Possess or distribute an immediate precursor chemical knowing, or having reasonable cause to believe, that the immediate precursor chemical will be used to manufacture methamphetamine.

  • Possess qualifying degree for or possess the minimum amount of transferable college credit for the specialty applying for as specified in chapter 5.


More Definitions of Possess

Possess or "Possession" means exercising direct physical control or dominion, with or without ownership, over any kind of property, or archeological, cultural or natural resource.
Possess. possessing,” or “possession” shall mean that a student has on the student’s person, in the student’s belongings, or under the student’s reasonable control by placement of and knowledge of the whereabouts of, alcohol, a drug, a look-alike substance, a drug-like substance, or drug paraphernalia.
Possess means to have either in or on an employee's person, personal effects, desk, files, or other similar area.
Possess or "possessed" means having actual or constructive possession of an
Possess means to own, maintain control over, restrain, hold, grow, raise or keep.
Possess means to bring a weapon, firearm, or other deadly or dangerous weapon, or to cause such items to be brought into Department property or Department vehicles. (11-2-12)
Possess means either in or on the driver's person, personal effects, motor vehicle or areas substantially entrusted to the control of the driver.