What is the meaning of property?


  • Something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone.
    • usage: "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
  • A basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class.
    • usage: "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
  • Any area set aside for a particular purpose.
    • usage: "who owns this place"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
  • A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.
    • usage: "self-confidence is not an endearing property"
  • Any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie.
    • usage: "before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"
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APAWordNet. (2010). property. Retrieved April 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/property/definitions/1207090
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "property" http://smartdefine.org/property/definitions/1207090 (accessed April 22, 2019).
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MLAWordNet. "property" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 April 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/property/definitions/1207090>
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