"American dream" = possession
noun: possession; plural noun: possessions
the state of having, owning, or controlling something.
"are you in possession of any items over $500 in value?"
synonyms: ownership, control, hands, keeping, care, custody, charge, hold, title, guardianship More
"the estate came into their possession"
seize, appropriate, impound, expropriate, sequestrate, sequester, confiscate;
take, get, acquire, obtain, procure, possess oneself of, get hold of, get one's hands on;
capture, commandeer, requisition;
informalget one's mitts on
"they were under orders to take possession of the house and all of its contents"
visible power or control over something, as distinct from lawful ownership; holding or occupancy.
"both teams attempting to gain possession of the ball"
synonyms: occupancy, occupation, tenure, holding, tenancy
"her possession of the premises"
the state of possessing an illegal drug.
"they're charged with possession"
(in football, basketball, and other ball games) temporary control of the ball by a particular player or team.
"the ball hit a defender and Brown's quick reaction put him in possession"
an item of property; something belonging to one.
"I was alone with no money or possessions"
synonyms: belongings, things, property, (worldly) goods, (personal) effects, assets, chattels, movables, valuables;