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property

prop·er·ty

property

 
 
pronunciation:
pra pr ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: properties
definition 1: the sum total of items owned, or a part of that sum; possessions collectively.
The poor man's property included some clothing and little else.They left some of their property in the apartment when they vacated it.She claimed that the paintings were her property and that she had a right to sell them.
synonyms:
belongings, chattels, estate, goods, personal effects, possessions, stuff, things
similar words:
acquisition, assets, holdings, own, paraphernalia, resource, wealth
definition 2: a piece of land or real estate.
We plan to build a summer house on our property by the lake.
similar words:
demesne, estate, ground, lot, plot, possession
definition 3: land or real estate collectively.
They own a lot of property upstate.
synonyms:
acreage, real estate, realty
similar words:
ground, land
definition 4: a characteristic or essential quality or attribute.
Strength is one of the useful properties of steel.
synonyms:
attribute, characteristic, quality, trait
similar words:
aspect, earmark, element, feature, own, point
definition 5: a work such as a play, or the rights to such work, as in copyright.
Are you interested in investing in this new property?The writer argued that he still owned the property.
similar words:
copyright, piece, rights, work
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