HyperDic: repossess

English > 2 senses of the word repossess:
VERBpossessionrepossess, reclaimclaim back
possessionrepossess, take backregain possession of something
repossess > pronunciation
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > repossess: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningclaim back.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Narrowerdistrainlegally take something in place of a debt payment
foreclosesubject to foreclosing procedures
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Spanishrecobrar, recuperar
Catalanrecobrar, recuperar
English > repossess: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningregain possession of something.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymtake back
BroadertakeTake into one's possession
Spanishrecuperar, redisponer
Catalanrecobrar, recuperar
Nounsrepossessionthe action of regaining possession (especially the seizure of collateral securing a loan that is in default)

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