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Synonyms for posse
ˈpɒs i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. posse, posse comitatus(noun)

    a temporary police force

    Synonyms:
    posse comitatus

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. posse(n)

    Synonyms:
    crowd, throng, multitude

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "posse":

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

How to pronounce posse?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say posse in sign language?

  1. posse

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How to use posse in a sentence?

  1. Veryan Khan:

    If you have spent any time watching Boko Haram, you would know that Shekau is truly insane and his version of Islam is even too radical for Islamic State, a mixture of part witch doctor/part voodoo/part radical Islam. He is usually screaming, surrounded by a posse, and at least one tank, this last video is a totally new Shekau, calm, cool collective.Someone is directing his image. My thought is he is a wild card that Islamic State cannot afford to ally with unless they rebrand him or get rid of him entirely.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  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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