What does actual possession mean?

actual possession meaning in Law Dictionary

Having physical control over an object or genuine residential property.

actual possession meaning in Business Dictionary

real control over a material object, or profession of a proper property.

actual possession meaning in General Dictionary

(law) immediate and direct actual control of home

Sentence Examples with the word actual possession

The nearest that I came to actual possession was when I bought the Hollowell place, and had begun to sort my seeds, and collected materials with which to make a wheelbarrow to carry it on or off with; but before the owner gave me a deed of it, his wife--every man has such a wife--changed her mind and wished to keep it, and he offered me ten dollars to release him.

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