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Synonyms for posse
ˈpɒs iposse

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. posse, posse comitatusnoun

    a temporary police force

    Synonyms:
    posse comitatus

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. possenoun

    Synonyms:
    crowd, throng, multitude

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "posse":

    troupe, possession, bossi, pack, platoon, clan, posey, militia, gang

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#4228gang
#6648possession
#8182clan
#18135militia
#24357platoon
#25731posse
#30391troupe
#39544posey
#124233bossi

How to use posse in a sentence?

  1. Virgil:

    Possunt quia posse videntur. (They can because they think they can)

  2. Sheriff Joe Arpaio:

    Maricopa County’s the beauty of this posse, when citizens feel the need for extra protection that does n’t come at a high cost to taxpayers, the armed posse can always be counted on.

  3. Michael Wood:

    This book is startling in its range of voices and registers, running from the patois of the street posse to The Book of Revelation, it is a representation of political times and places, from the CIA intervention in Jamaica to the early years of crack gangs in New York and Miami.

  4. Chrissy Houlahan:

    For me, it is heartening. It is validating, it feels like I am part of a posse of people who have gotten into races for the right reasons.

  5. Paul Anka:

    I spent time with Elvis Presley and watched Elvis Presley self-destruct, elvis Presley was a good guy, a Southern gentleman, a little nave, but Elvis Presley started to lose it — Elvis Presley got locked into that cocoon, the comfort of the posse, the aluminum foil on the windows and no sun. I told Elvis Presley, ‘ It’s not your kind of song, ’ but it meant a lot to Elvis Presley.


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