(1) Any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie
"Before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"
(2) A basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
"A study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
(3) A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
"Self-confidence is not an endearing property"
(4) Any area set aside for a particular purpose
"Who owns this place?"
"The president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
(5) Something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone
"That hat is my property"
"He is a man of property";
From / proprete < propreté < (modern propriété), itself < < proprius 'own'.
- Something that is owned.
- Leave those books alone! They are my property.
- A piece of real estate, such as a parcel of land.
- There is a large house on the property.
- Important types of property include real property (land), personal property (other physical possessions), and intellectual property (rights over artistic creations, inventions, etc.).
- The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing.
- An attribute or abstract quality associated with an individual, object or concept.
- Charm is his most endearing property
- An attribute or abstract quality which is characteristic of a class of objects.
- Matter can have many properties, including color, mass and density.
- An editable or read-only parameter associated with an application, component or class, or the value of such a parameter.
- You need to set the debugging property to "verbose".
- An object used in a dramatic production
- Costumes and scenery are distinguished from property properly speaking
Synonymsbelongings, possession land, parcel attribute, feature prop
- See also Wikisaurus:property
- See also Wikisaurus:characteristic