Property

  • 1 Property — is any physical or virtual entity that is owned by an individual. An owner of property has the right to consume, sell, mortgage, transfer and exchange his or her property.cite web|url=http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/property.html|titl… …

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  • 2 Property — • The person who enjoys the full right to dispose of it insofar as is not forbidden by law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Property     Property      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 property — prop·er·ty n pl ties [Anglo French propreté proprieté, from Latin proprietat proprietas, from proprius own, particular] 1: something (as an interest, money, or land) that is owned or possessed see also asset, estate, interest …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 property — prop‧er‧ty [ˈprɒpəti ǁ ˈprɑːpər ] noun properties PLURALFORM 1. [uncountable] LAW all the things that someone owns: • Some of the stolen property was found in Mason s house. • The President supports a tax cut on profits from sales of property… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 property — and property rights are central to capitalist societies. Perhaps because they are largely taken for granted in this context they have received relatively little attention from sociologists. By comparison, political philosophers and economists… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 6 Property — Prop er*ty, n.; pl. {Properties}. [OE. proprete, OF. propret[ e] property, F. propret[ e] neatness, cleanliness, propri[ e]t[ e] property, fr. L. proprietas. See {Proper}, a., and cf. {Propriety}.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which is proper to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 property — c.1300, nature, quality, later possession (a sense rare before 17c.), from an Anglo Fr. modification of O.Fr. propriete (12c., Fr. propreté), from L. proprietatem (nom. proprietas) ownership, property, propriety, lit. special character (a loan… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 property — Includes money, goods, things in action, land and every description of property, whether real or personal, legal or equitable, and whether situated in Canada or elsewhere, and includes obligations, easements and every description of estate,… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 9 property — [präp′ər tē] n. pl. properties [ME proprete < OFr proprieté < L proprietas < proprius, one s own] 1. a) the right to possess, use, and dispose of something; ownership [property in land] b) something, as a piece of writing, in which… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Property — Prop er*ty, v. t. [1913 Webster] 1. To invest which properties, or qualities. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a property of; to appropriate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They have here propertied me. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 property — [n1] possessions, real estate acreage, acres, assets, belongings, buildings, capital, chattels, claim, dominion, effects, equity, estate, farm, freehold, goods, holdings, home, house, inheritance, land, means, ownership, plot, possessorship,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 property — *quality, character, attribute, accident Analogous words: peculiarity, individuality, characteristic (see corresponding adjectives at CHARACTERISTIC) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 property — ► NOUN (pl. properties) 1) a thing or things belonging to someone. 2) a building and the land belonging to it. 3) Law the right to the possession, use, or disposal of something; ownership. 4) a characteristic: a perfumed oil with calming… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 property — propertyless, n. /prop euhr tee/, n., pl. properties. 1. that which a person owns; the possession or possessions of a particular owner: They lost all their property in the fire. 2. goods, land, etc., considered as possessions: The corporation is… …

    Universalium

  • 15 PROPERTY — Classification Property may be divided into different classes in accordance with the various legal principles applicable thereto. One common division is between immovable property and movables, distinguished from each other in the following… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 16 property — That which is peculiar or proper to any person; that which belongs exclusively to one. In the strict legal sense, an aggregate of rights which are guaranteed and protected by the government. Fulton Light, Heat & Power Co. v. State, 65 Misc.Rep.… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 property — noun 1 possessions ADJECTIVE ▪ personal, private ▪ common, public ▪ intellectual ▪ Companies should protect their intellectual property with patents and trademarks …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 property — 01. The old man yelled at the young boys to get off his [property]. 02. Ted and Barb have just bought some waterfront [property] up island, and are planning to build a house on the land. 03. These books are the [property] of the English Language… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 property — n. 1) to confiscate, seize property 2) to buy; inherit; lease; rent; sell; transfer property 3) to reclaim; recover (stolen) property 4) (an) abandoned; commercial property 5) common; communal; government; individual; joint; movable; personal;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 Property B — In mathematics, Property B is a certain set theoretic property. Formally, given a finite set X , a collection C of subsets of X , all of size n , has Property B iff we can partition X into two disjoint subsets Y and Z such that every set in C… …

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