Property

Definition of Property

Prop´er`ty
n.1.
1.That which is proper to anything; a peculiar quality of a thing; that which is inherent in a subject, or naturally essential to it; an attribute; as, sweetness is a property of sugar.
2.An acquired or artificial quality; that which is given by art, or bestowed by man; as, the poem has the properties which constitute excellence.
3.The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying, and disposing of a thing; ownership; title.
Shall man assume a property in man?
- Wordsworth.
4.That to which a person has a legal title, whether in his possession or not; thing owned; an estate, whether in lands, goods, or money; as, a man of large property, or small property.
5.All the adjuncts of a play except the scenery and the dresses of the actors; stage requisites.
6.Propriety; correctness.
Literary property
(Law) See under Literary.
Property man
one who has charge of the "properties" of a theater.
v. t.1.To invest which properties, or qualities.
2.To make a property of; to appropriate.

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