Words Relating to the Voluntary Powers
Division II.Intersocial Volition1
Section IV.Possessive Relations1
I°. Property in general
Book-collecting, book-hunting, etc., philately.
Gain, profit, benefit, emolument, the main chance, pelf, lucre, loaves and fishes, produce, proceeds, return, fruit, crop, harvest, scoop, winnings.
Inheritance, bequest, legacy.
Fraudulent acquisition, subreption, stealing 791.
A collector, book - collector, etc., china-maniac, philatelist; a profiteer, pot-hunter.
(Verbs). To acquire, get, gain, win, earn, realise, regain, receive 785, take 789, obtain, procure, derive, secure, collect, reap, come in for, step into, inherit, come by, scrape together, get hold of, scoop.
To profit, make profit, turn to profit, make money by, obtain a return, make a fortune, coin money, profiteer.
(Phrases). To turn a penny; to bring grist to the mill; to feather one's nest; to reap or gain an advantage; to keep the wolf from the door.
To be profitable, to pay, to answer.
To fall to, come to, accrue.
(Adjectives). Acquisitive, acquiring, acquired, etc., profitable, remunerative, paying.
(Phrase). On the make.
Privation, bereavement, deprivation 789, dispossession, riddance.
(Adjectives). Losing, etc., lost, etc.
Devoid of, not having, unobtained, unpossessed, unblest with.
Shorn of, deprived of, bereaved of, dispossessed, out of pocket, minus, cut off.
Irrecoverable, irretrievable, irremediable, irreparable.
(Interjections). Farewell to! adieu to!
Exclusive possession, impropriation, monopoly, inalienability.
Future possession, heritage, inheritance.
(Phrases). A bird in the hand; uti possidetis; beati possidentes; the haves and the have-notes.
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