Possessive

Definition of Possessive

Pos`sess´ive
a.1.Of or pertaining to possession; having or indicating possession.
Possessive case
(Eng. Gram.) the genitive case; the case of nouns and pronouns which expresses ownership, origin, or some possessive relation of one thing to another; as, Homer's admirers; the pear's flavor; the dog's faithfulness.
Possessive pronoun
a pronoun denoting ownership; as, his name; her home; my book.
n.1.(Gram.) The possessive case.
2.(Gram.) A possessive pronoun, or a word in the possessive case.

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