property meaning

EN[ˈpɹɒ.pə(ɹ).ti] [ˈpɹɑpɚtiː]
  • In the abstract, property is that which belongs to or with something, whether as an attribute or as a component of said thing.
  • Property that jointly belongs to more than one party may be possessed or controlled thereby in very similar or very distinct ways, whether simply or complexly, whether equally or unequally.
  • The Restatement (First) of Property defines property as anything, tangible or intangible whereby a legal relationship between persons and the state enforces a possessory interest or legal title in that thing.

    Definition of property in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpropertiesPREprop-
    1. Something that is owned.
      1. Leave those books alone! They are my property. ‎
      2. Important types of property include real property (land), personal property (other physical possessions), and intellectual property (rights over artistic creations, inventions, etc.). ‎
    2. A piece of real estate, such as a parcel of land.
      1. There is a large house on the property. ‎
    3. Real estate; the business of selling houses.
      1. He works in property as a housing consultant. ‎
    4. The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing.
      1. An attribute or abstract quality associated with an individual, object or concept.
        1. Charm is his most endearing property. ‎
      2. An attribute or abstract quality which is characteristic of a class of objects.
        1. Matter can have many properties, including color, mass and density. ‎
      3. (computing) An editable or read-only parameter associated with an application, component or class, or the value of such a parameter.
        1. You need to set the debugging property to "verbose". ‎
      4. (usually in the plural, theater) An object used in a dramatic production.
        1. Costumes and scenery are distinguished from property properly speaking. ‎
      5. OBS Propriety; correctness.
      6. VerbSGpropertiesPRpropertyingPT, PPpropertied
        1. OBS To invest with properties, or qualities.
          1. OBS To make a property of; to appropriate.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • "That property is then taken in by a receiver who then onsells it, we'll be alleging to markets or other retail stores."
              • The group’s online forums offer discussions on all aspects of timesharing, and its reviews and ratings for more than 4,000 properties can help you find one with good trading potential.
              • To prove it, we consider the poset of ordered partitions, properties of the permutahedron, and some good old fashioned combinatorial techniques..
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • And he gi'ed him anither shake--then, laying haud of his nose, he swore that he would pu't as lang as a cow's tail, if he didna that instant restore him his lost property.
              • In France, syndics are appointed by the creditors of a bankrupt to manage the property.
              • Moreover, distality characterizes these strong regularity properties.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
                • Verbs
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                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of property for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "property" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb.
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