property/ ˈprɒp ər ti /

noun, plural prop·er·ties.
that which a person owns; the possession or possessions of a particular owner:
They lost all their property in the fire.
goods, land, etc., considered as possessions:
The corporation is a means for the common ownership of property.
a piece of land or real estate:
property on Main Street.
ownership; right of possession, enjoyment, or disposal of anything, especially of something tangible:
to have property in land.
something at the disposal of a person, a group of persons, or the community or public:
The secret of the invention became common property.
an essential or distinctive attribute or quality of a thing:
the chemical and physical properties of an element.

property« Back to Glossary Index