Definitions of property

  1. Articles, including dresses, required by actors on the stage.
  2. any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie; " before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"
  3. a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; " a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
  4. something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; " that hat is my property"; " he is a man of property";
  5. That which is proper to anything; a peculiar quality of a thing; that which is inherent in a subject, or naturally essential to it; an attribute; as, sweetness is a property of sugar.
  6. An acquired or artificial quality; that which is given by art, or bestowed by man; as, the poem has the properties which constitute excellence.
  7. The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying, and disposing of a thing; ownership; title.
  8. That to which a person has a legal title, whether in his possession or not; thing owned; an estate, whether in lands, goods, or money; as, a man of large property, or small property.
  9. All the adjuncts of a play except the scenery and the dresses of the actors; stage requisites.
  10. Propriety; correctness.
  11. To invest which properties, or qualities.
  12. To make a property of; to appropriate.
  13. See personal property, real estate, community property, separate property.
  14. Any quality or attribute that belongs to a thing, or one that especially marks it; ownership; the thing owned; estate; goods.
  15. That which is proper to anything: a peculiar or essential quality: a quality: that which is one's own: an estate: right of possessing, employing, etc.: ownership:- pl. articles required by actors in a play.
  16. Anything that may be owned; ownership; a distinguishing quality.
  17. A peculiar or inherent quality of anything; quality; nature; attribute common to a class, which may or may not be distinctive of it; ownership; the thing owned; an estate.
  18. Peculiar quality; that which is inherent in a thing, or essentially natural to it; an acquired or artificial quality; the exclusive right of possessing and disposing of a thing; the thing owned or possessed; an estate.
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