To take control of someone's body or mind, especially in a supernatural manner. (verb)
To vest ownership in (someone); to give someone power or knowledge; to acquaint; to inform. (verb)
Examples of word possess
My abode is humble: in the midst of an orchard, which my father planted: but I possess a few books, some of them curious, and should like to _read_ double the number I _possess_. "
The unusual quality they possess is that they are fluoresce in UV light or a common black light and will literally glow in the black light.
The history of Tamil invasions against the only homeland that the Buddhist Sinhalese possess is not just the stuff of ancient history, but a living reality underpinned by latter-day Tamil terrorism.
The expertise they possess is a matter of knowledge, which is distinct from rationality.
Such identity as they do possess is invariably generated by the role they play in cloaking abstractions; and these, which tend to vary according to whichever fragment of papyrus or pyramid text is being quoted, rarely make for gripping narrative.