get+possession+of

  • 1 get possession of — index attain, collect (recover money), gain, hold (possess), obtain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 get possession of sth — get/take possession of sth ► to start to use and control goods, a building, or a piece of land, whether you own them or not: »Was the bank entitled to take possession of his property and exercise its power of sale without an order of the court?… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 get hold of — verb 1. get into one s hands, take physically (Freq. 1) Take a cookie! Can you take this bag, please • Syn: ↑take • See Also: ↑take in (for: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 get hold of — {v.} 1. To get possession of. * /Little children sometimes get hold of sharp knives and cut themselves./ 2. To find a person so you can speak with him. * /Mr. Thompson spent several hours trying to get hold of his lawyer./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 get hold of — {v.} 1. To get possession of. * /Little children sometimes get hold of sharp knives and cut themselves./ 2. To find a person so you can speak with him. * /Mr. Thompson spent several hours trying to get hold of his lawyer./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 get\ hold\ of — v 1. To get possession of. Little children sometimes get hold of sharp knives and cut themselves. 2. To find a person so you can speak with him. Mr. Thompson spent several hours trying to get hold of his lawyer …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 7 get hold of — 1) (smth) get possession of When you get hold of a dictionary could you please let me see it for a few minutes. 2) (smb) find a person so you can speak with him or her I tried to get hold of him last week but he was out of town …

    Idioms and examples

  • 8 get\ 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

  • 9 get back — 1. Return, come back. 2. Obtain again, get possession of again. 3. Obtain in return …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 10 Get — (g[e^]t), v. t. [imp. {Got} (g[o^]t) (Obs. {Gat} (g[a^]t)); p. p. {Got} (Obsolescent {Gotten} (g[o^]t t n)); p. pr. & vb. n. {Getting}.] [OE. geten, AS. gitan, gietan (in comp.); akin to Icel. geta, Goth. bigitan to find, L. prehendere to seize,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 get — 1 Get, obtain, procure, secure, acquire, gain, win are comparable and often interchangeable when they mean to come into possession of. Get is very general in its meaning and simple and familiar in its use. Thus, one may get something by fetching… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 Get Happy!! (Elvis Costello album) — Get Happy!! Studio album by Elvis Costello and the Attractions Released February 15, 1980 …

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  • 13 possession — pos·ses·sion /pə ze shən/ n 1: the act, fact, or condition of having control of something: as a: actual possession in this entry b: constructive possession in …

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  • 14 get/take possession of sth — ► to start to use and control goods, a building, or a piece of land, whether you own them or not: »Was the bank entitled to take possession of his property and exercise its power of sale without an order of the court? »The court appointed a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 possession — pos‧ses‧sion [pəˈzeʆn] noun 1. [countable] something that someone owns: • It s vital to insure your possessions for the journey to your new home. 2. [uncountable] the state of having or owning something: • What happens if the buyer has… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 Get Happy!! — Album par Elvis Costello Sortie 15 février 1980 Enregistrement Octobre 1979 à Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, Pays Bas, et Pimlico, Londres Durée 48:08 …

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  • 17 get — [get; ] also, although it is considered nonstandard by some [, git] vt. GOT, gotten, getting: see usage note at GOTTEN got, got [ME geten < ON geta, to get, beget, akin to OE gietan (see BEGET, FORGET), Ger gessen in vergessen, forget < IE… …

    English World dictionary

  • 18 get — [v1] come into possession of; achieve access, accomplish, acquire, annex, attain, bag*, bring, bring in, build up, buy into, buy off, buy out, capture, cash in on*, chalk up*, clean up*, clear, come by, compass, cop*, draw, earn, educe, effect,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 19 get — gettable, getable, adj. /get/, v., got or (Archaic) gat; got or gotten; getting, n. v.t. 1. to receive or come to have possession, use, or enjoyment of: to get a birthday present; to get a pension. 2. to cause to be in one s possession or succeed …

    Universalium

  • 20 possession — noun 1 STH YOU OWN (countable usually plural) something that someone owns and keeps or uses themselves: The police went through all the dead girl s possessions. | I packed my remaining possessions into the trunk. 2 STATE OF HAVING STH (U) formal… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English