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
Synonyms: place

"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
Synonyms: dimension attribute

"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
Synonyms: prop

"before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"

Related terms: object whatchamacallit custard_pie mise_en_scene
Similar spelling:   proper