as soon as she'd been out with a guy a few times, he'd get possessive
she was possessive of our eldest son
Showing a desire to own things and an unwillingness to share what one already owns
young children are proud and possessive of their own property
Relating to or denoting the case of nouns and pronouns expressing possession
A possessive word or form
The possessive case
serving to express or indicate possession; "possessive pronouns"; "the genitive endings"
genitive: the case expressing ownership
desirous of owning; "small children are so possessive they will not let others play with their toys"
having or showing a desire to control or dominate; "a possessive parent"
(possessiveness) excessive desire to possess or dominate
Possession, in the context of linguistics, is an asymmetric relationship between two constituents, the referent of one of which (the possessor) possesses (owns, rules over, has as a part, etc.) the referent of the other.
(Possessive s) In the English language, the "Saxon genitive" is the ’s (apostrophe-s) possessive clitic . In traditional grammar, it is considered a word-ending, or suffix. The term "Saxon genitive" is in analogy to the genitive in classical Latin.
The possessive case; Of or pertaining to ownership or possession; Indicating ownership, possession, origin, etc; Unwilling to yield possession of
a determiner showing that someone or something belongs to someone or something else, such as my, their, his, our, etc.
These are words that imply ownership. Such as my(my house), your(your car), his, her - and in Spanish the possessive words are mi(mi casa), tu(tu carro), su.
one of the determiners "my", "your", "his", "her", "its", "our" or "their", which is used to show that one person or thing belongs to another: EG your car.
wanting to own things.
a gramatical case that denotes ownership or a relation analogous to ownership. owners\'s manual possessive pronouns: hers, his, my, mine, your, yours, our, ours theri theirs, its whose