Simple Definition of repossess
: to take (something) back from a buyer because payments are not being made
Full Definition of repossess
1 a : to regain possession of b : to take possession of (something bought) from a buyer in default of the payment of installments due
2 : to restore to possession
Examples of repossess
The bank repossessed her truck.
<if you don't pay off the loan, the bank will come and repossess your car>
First Known Use of repossess
Rhymes with repossess
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