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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To get possession of again; especially, to take back from a buyer who has failed to keep up payments.

Usage examples (37)
  • The loan company respossessed his car.
  • Make the kid believe he's rich, then 'repossess' the money- either for the college fund or to post bail, your choice.
  • I was going to 'repossess' it, but there were workman around and I didn't have time to hang around.
  • A lender can't repossess it, it can't be auctioned off. for more
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