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Definition 1: influence (somebody's) opinion in advance - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for prepossess in the sense of this definition

(prepossess is a kind of ...) have and exert influence or effect

"The artist's work influenced the young painter" "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"

(... is a kind of prepossess ) cause to be biased

(... is a kind of prepossess ) influence in an unfair way

"you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"

Definition 2: cause to be preoccupied - [verb of emotion]

Samples where prepossess or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The idea of his failure prepossesses him

(prepossess is a kind of ...) engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively

"His work preoccupies him" "The matter preoccupies her completely--she cannot think of anything else"

Definition 3: make a positive impression (on someone) beforehand - [verb of emotion]

Samples where prepossess or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • A prepossessing appearance

(prepossess is a kind of ...) impress positively

"The young chess player impressed her audience"

Definition 4: possess beforehand - [verb of possession]

(prepossess is a kind of ...) have ownership or possession of

"He owns three houses in Florida" "How many cars does she have?"

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