prepossess


pre·pos·sess

transitive verb \ˌprē-pə-ˈzes also -ˈses\

Definition of PREPOSSESS

1
obsolete :  to take previous possession of
2
:  to cause to be preoccupied
3
:  to influence beforehand especially favorably

First Known Use of PREPOSSESS

1614

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