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English noun: property

1. property (possession) something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone


SamplesThat hat is my property.
He is a man of property.


Synonymsbelongings, holding


Broader (hypernym)possession


Narrower (hyponym)church property, commonage, community property, estate, heirloom, hereditament, immovable, intellectual property, landholding, lease, letting, material possession, personal estate, personal property, personalty, private property, public property, ratables, rateables, real estate, real property, realty, rental, salvage, shareholding, spirituality, spiritualty, stockholding, stockholdings, tangible possession, things, trade-in, trust, wealth, worldly belongings, worldly goods, worldly possessions

2. property (attribute) a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class


SamplesA study of the physical properties of atomic particles.


Broader (hypernym)attribute


Narrower (hyponym)actinism, age, analyticity, anisotropy, aroma, bodily property, body, characteristic, chemical property, compositeness, composition, concentration, connectivity, consistence, consistency, constitution, degree, device characteristic, disposition, duality, edibility, edibleness, eubstance, extension, fashion, feel, fullness, genetic endowment, grade, heredity, hydrophobicity, insolubility, isotropy, level, magnitude, make-up, makeup, manner, mellowness, mode, odor, odour, olfactory property, optics, physical composition, physical property, primality, richness, saltiness, scent, selectivity, size, smell, solubility, solvability, sound property, spatial property, spatiality, strength, style, sustainability, symmetry, tactile property, taste property, temporal property, unsolvability, vascularity, viability, visual property, wave-particle duality, way, weakness

3. property (location) any area set aside for a particular purpose


SamplesWho owns this place?.
The president was concerned about the property across from the White House.


Synonymsplace


Broader (hypernym)geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region


Narrower (hyponym)boatyard, center, centre, colony, hatchery, sanctuary

4. property (cognition) a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished


SamplesSelf-confidence is not an endearing property.


Synonymsattribute, dimension


Broader (hypernym)concept, conception, construct


Narrower (hyponym)character, characteristic, feature, feature, feature of speech, lineament, quality

5. property (artifact) any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie


SamplesBefore every scene he ran down his checklist of props.


Synonymsprop


Broader (hypernym)object, physical object


Narrower (hyponym)custard pie


Part meronymmise en scene, setting, stage setting









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