Part of speech:

The possessive case.

Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or expressive of possession.

Part of speech: noun

A possessive pronoun.

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Usage examples "possessive":

  1. The following table shows the nominative and possessive cases: Singular. - "The Gundungurra Language", R. H. Mathews.
  2. As Patty came from the cloak room, wrapped in her fur coat, Philip stepped up to her in such a possessive way, that Farnsworth, who had also been waiting for her, turned aside. - "Patty's Social Season", Carolyn Wells.
  3. But she knew in her heart that it was his youth she wanted most, partly because it was Martin's youth, partly because it called to something in her which was not youth, nor yet belonged to age- something which was wise, tender and possessive- something which had never yet been satisfied. - "Joanna Godden", Sheila Kaye-Smith.