HyperDic: property

English > 5 senses of the word property:
NOUNpossessionproperty, belongings, holdingsomething owned
attributepropertya basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
locationproperty, placeany area set aside for a particular purpose
cognitionproperty, attribute, dimensiona construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
artifactproperty, propany movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie
property > pronunciation
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English > property: 5 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningSomething owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone.
  • "that hat is my property"
  • "he is a man of property"
Synonymsbelongings, holding
NarrowercommonageProperty held in common
community propertyproperty and income belonging jointly to a married couple
estateEverything you own
heirloom(law) any property that is considered by law or custom as inseparable from an inheritance is inherited with that inheritance
hereditamentAny property (real or personal or mixed) that can be inherited
intellectual propertyintangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents / patents or trademarks or copyrights)
landholdingA holding in the form of land
lease, rental, lettingProperty that is leased or rented out or let
personal property, personal estate, personalty, private propertymovable property (as distinguished from real estate)
public propertyProperty owned by a government
ratables, rateablesProperty that provides tax income for local governments
real property, real estate, realty, immovableProperty consisting of houses and land
salvageProperty or goods saved from damage or destruction
shareholdingA holding in the form of shares of corporations
spiritualty, spirituality, church propertyProperty or income owned by a church
stockholding, stockholdingsA specific number of stocks or shares owned
tangible possession, material possessionProperty or belongings that are tangible
thingsAny movable possession (especially articles of clothing)
trade-inAn item of property that is given in part payment for a new one
trustSomething (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
wealthProperty that has economic utility
worldly possessions, worldly belongings, worldly goodsAll the property that someone possess
BroaderpossessionAnything owned or possessed
Spanishbien, pertenencia, posesiones, posesión, propiedad
Catalancoses, pertinença, pertinences, possessió, possessions, propietat
English > property: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class.
NarroweractinismThe property of radiation that enables it to produce photochemical effects
ageHow long something has existed
analyticityThe property of being analytic
anisotropyThe property of being anisotropic
bodily propertyAn attribute of the body
characteristic, device characteristicAny measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
chemical propertyA property used to characterize materials in reactions that change their identity
compositenessThe property of being a composite number
concentrationThe strength of a solution
connectivityThe property of being connected or the degree to which something has connections
consistency, consistence, substance, bodyThe property of holding together and retaining its shape
constitution, composition, physical composition, makeup, make-upThe way in which someone or something is composed
degree, grade, levelA position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
dispositionA natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing
duality, wave-particle duality(physics) the property of matter and electromagnetic radiation that is characterized by the fact that some properties can be explained best by wave theory and others by particle theory
edibility, ediblenessThe property of being fit to eat
extensionThe ability to raise the working leg high in the air
fullness, mellowness, richnessThe property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing
heredity, genetic endowmentThe total of inherited attributes
hydrophobicityThe property of being water-repellent
isotropy, symmetry(physics) the property of being isotropic
magnitudeThe property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
manner, mode, style, way, fashionHow something is done or how it happens
olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scentAny property detected by the olfactory system
opticsOptical properties
physical propertyAny property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
primalityThe property of being a prime number
saltinessThe property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)
selectivityThe property of being selective / selective
sizeThe property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
solvability, solubilityThe property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve
sound propertyAn attribute of sound
spatial property, spatialityAny property relating to or occupying space
strengthThe property of being physically or mentally strong
sustainabilityThe property of being sustainable
tactile property, feelA property perceived by touch
taste propertyA property appreciated via the sense of taste
temporal propertyA property relating to time
unsolvability, insolubilityThe property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it impossible to solve
vascularityThe property being vascular
viability(of living things) capable of normal growth and development
visual propertyAn attribute of vision
weaknessThe property of lacking physical or mental strength
BroaderattributeAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
English > property: 5 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningAny area set aside for a particular purpose.
Example "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
NarrowerboatyardA place where boats are built or maintained or stored
center, centreA place where some particular activity is concentrated
colonyA place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated
hatcheryA place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs)
sanctuaryA consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
Broadergeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Spanishlugar, parcela, propiedad, terreno
Catalanlloc, parcel·la, propietat, terreny
English > property: 5 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.
Example"self-confidence is not an endearing property"
Synonymsattribute, dimension
Narrowerfeature, characteristicA prominent attribute or aspect of something
feature of speech, feature(linguistics) a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind
quality, character, lineamentA characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
Broaderconcept, conception, constructAn abstract or general idea inferred / inferred / inferred / inferred or derived from specific instances
Spanishatributo, cualidad, propiedad, virtud
Catalanatribut, dimensió, propietat, qualitat
English > property: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAny movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie.
Part ofmise en scene, stage setting, settingarrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
Narrowercustard pieA prop consisting of an open pie filled with real or artificial custard
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity

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