Dispossesses vs Dispossessed - What's the difference?

dispossesses | dispossessed |


As verbs the difference between dispossesses and dispossessed

is that dispossesses is (dispossess) while dispossessed is (dispossess).

As an adjective dispossessed is

homelessness.

dispossesses

English

Verb

(head)
  • (dispossess)

  • dispossess

    English

    Verb

  • To deprive someone of the possession of land, especially by evicting them.
  • (sports) To take possession of the ball/puck etc. (from someone).
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 1 , author=John Sinnott , title=Aston Villa 2 - 0 Wigan , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=It was Bannan who released Agbonlahor for his goal with a long-range curling pass after Stephen Warnock had dispossessed Mohamed Diame.}}

    dispossessed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (dispossess)
  • * 1215
  • To any man whom we have deprived or dispossessed of lands, castles, liberties, or rights, without the lawful judgement of his equals, we will at once restore these.
  • * 1897
  • Whereupon the soldier dispossessed himself of his burden, and stood looking down upon it in great perplexity.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Homelessness.
  • Impoverished.