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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the case expressing ownership;
[syn: genitive, genitive case, possessive, possessive case]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Possessive \Pos*sess"ive\, a. [L. possessivus: cf. F. possessif.] Of or pertaining to possession; having or indicating possession. [1913 Webster] Possessive case (Eng. Gram.), the genitive case; the case of nouns and pronouns which expresses ownership, origin, or some possessive relation of one thing to another; as, Homer's admirers; the pear's flavor; the dog's faithfulness. Possessive pronoun, a pronoun denoting ownership; as, his name; her home; my book. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

possessive case n 1: the case expressing ownership [syn: genitive, genitive case, possessive, possessive case]