Definition of property
What does the word property mean?
part of speech: noun
Owning, being owned, as p. has its duties; thing owned, possession (s), as the book is his p., regards him as her exclusive p., a man of (great) p., has a small p. (estate) in Norfolk, personal, real, p.; p. qualification (based on possession of p.), p. tax (levied directly on p.); (Theatr.) article of costume, furniture, &c., used on stage, p.-man, -master, man in charge of stage pp.; attribute, quality, as the pp. of soda, has the p. of dissolving grease; (Logic) quality common to a whole class but not necessary to distinguish it from others. [old French]