put in possession
index bequeath, devolve, grant (transfer formally), instate, seize (confiscate), vest

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • To put in possession — Possession Pos*ses sion, n. [F. possession, L. possessio.] 1. The act or state of possessing, or holding as one s own. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The having, holding, or detention of property in one s power or command; actual seizin or occupancy;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Possession — Pos*ses sion, n. [F. possession, L. possessio.] 1. The act or state of possessing, or holding as one s own. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The having, holding, or detention of property in one s power or command; actual seizin or occupancy; ownership,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • put out of possession — index depose (remove), eject (evict) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • put away — index keep (shelter), preserve, retain (keep in possession), set aside (reserve) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • possession —    The takeover and control of a person’s mind and body by a DEMON, condemned soul, ghost, spirit, or deity. There are different forms of possession; most are not demonic. While possession is a universal and ancient belief, the approaches to it… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • possession — /peuh zesh euhn/, n. 1. the act or fact of possessing. 2. the state of being possessed. 3. ownership. 4. Law. actual holding or occupancy, either with or without rights of ownership. 5. a thing possessed: He packed all his possessions into one… …   Universalium

  • put someone wise — (informal) TELL, inform, notify, apprise, make aware, put in the picture, fill in; warn, alert; informal clue in/up, tip off. → wise * * * put someone wise (esp US informal) To put someone in possession of essential information, make someone… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Possession and other relationships — This entry explains how to show that something belongs to or is related to something else. There are six basic ways of doing this: • using a possessive determiner such as my or their in front of the main noun • adding apostrophe s ( s) to the end …   Useful english dictionary

  • put\ one's\ hands\ on — • lay one s hands on • get one s hands on • put one s hands on v. phr. 1. To seize in order to punish or treat roughly. If I ever lay my hands on that boy he ll be sorry. Compare: lay a finger on 2. To get possession of. He was unable to lay his… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put to a right — Having a mere right to property, without either possession or even the right of possession. 2 Bl Comm 197 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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