|1.||[ noun ] something owned; any tangible possession that is owned by someone|
|Synonyms:||belongings material_possession holding|
"that hat is my property" "he is a man of property";
|Related terms:||possession estate things real_property trust personal_property wealth lease worldly_possessions heirloom commonage landholding community_property hereditament ratables public_property trade-in stockholding spiritualty salvage intellectual_property shareholding must|
|2.||[ noun ] a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class|
"a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
|Related terms:||attribute manner age strength concentration magnitude olfactory_property constitution consistency size chemical_property weakness physical_property viability spatial_property analyticity tactile_property duality vascularity connectivity hydrophobicity primality sustainability bodily_property temporal_property visual_property disposition taste_property sound_property anisotropy selectivity isotropy characteristic edibility saltiness compositeness heredity extension actinism|
|3.||[ noun ] (geography) any area set aside for a particular purpose|
"who owns this place?" "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
|Related terms:||geographical_area center sanctuary hatchery locate|
|4.||[ noun ] a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished|
"self-confidence is not an endearing property"
|Related terms:||concept feature quality|
|5.||[ noun ] (theater) any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie|
"before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"
|Related terms:||object whatchamacallit custard_pie mise_en_scene|