Re`pos*sess"(r`pz*zs" or r`ps*ss"), v. t. 1. To possess again; as, to repossess the land. Pope.
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.
To repossess one's self of (something), to acquire again (something lost).
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