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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Repossess \Re`pos*sess"\ (r[-e]`p[o^]z*z[e^]s" or r[-e]`p[o^]s*s[e^]s"), v. t. 1. To possess again; as, to repossess the land. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: To take possession of, for failure of the possessor to make payments owed for purchase of; -- used of real estate subject to mortgage payments and of other objects purchased on a time-payment plan, which may be taken back (repossessed) by the original vendor if the payments are not made on time. [PJC] To repossess one's self of (something), to acquire again (something lost). [1913 Webster]