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Definition 1: any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where property or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • before every scene he ran down his checklist of props

Synonyms for property in the sense of this definition

(property is a kind of ...) a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

(... is a kind of property ) a prop consisting of an open pie filled with real or artificial custard; thrown in slapstick comedies

(... is part of property) arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted

Definition 2: a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where property or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

(property is a kind of ...) an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity

(... is a kind of property ) the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)

"they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion" "about the magnitude of a small pea"

(... is a kind of property ) any property relating to or occupying space

(... is a kind of property ) (of living things) capable of normal growth and development

(... is a kind of property ) a property relating to time

(... is a kind of property ) the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain

"his weakness increased as he became older" "the weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed"

(... is a kind of property ) the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume

(... is a kind of property ) the property of being physically or mentally strong

"fatigue sapped his strength"

(... is a kind of property ) the property of being sustainable

(... is a kind of property ) a property used to characterize materials in reactions that change their identity

(... is a kind of property ) a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality

"a moderate grade of intelligence" "a high level of care is required" "it is all a matter of degree"

(... is a kind of property ) the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)

"he wears a size 13 shoe"

(... is a kind of property ) the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it impossible to solve

(... is a kind of property ) the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve

(... is a kind of property ) the ability to raise the working leg high in the air

"the dancer was praised for her uncanny extension" "good extension comes from a combination of training and native ability"

(... is a kind of property ) the property being vascular

"a prominent vascularity"

(... is a kind of property ) the property of being selective

(... is a kind of property ) the property of being a prime number

(... is a kind of property ) the property of being a composite number

(... is a kind of property ) the property of being analytic

(... is a kind of property ) the property of being water-repellent; tending to repel and not absorb water

(... is a kind of property ) any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions

(... is a kind of property ) an attribute of the body

(... is a kind of property ) the property of being fit to eat

(... is a kind of property ) how something is done or how it happens

"her dignified manner" "his rapid manner of talking" "their nomadic mode of existence" "in the characteristic New York style" "a lonely way of life" "in an abrasive fashion"

(... is a kind of property ) how long something has existed

"it was replaced because of its age"

(... is a kind of property ) the total of inherited attributes

(... is a kind of property ) (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

(... is a kind of property ) the property of being connected or the degree to which something has connections

(... is a kind of property ) any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions

(... is a kind of property ) the property of being anisotropic; having a different value when measured in different directions

(... is a kind of property ) (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions

(... is a kind of property ) the way in which someone or something is composed

(... is a kind of property ) the property of holding together and retaining its shape

"wool has more body than rayon" "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"

(... is a kind of property ) a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing

"a swelling with a disposition to rupture"

(... is a kind of property ) the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)

(... is a kind of property ) a property appreciated via the sense of taste

(... is a kind of property ) the property of a sensation that is rich and pleasing

"the music had a fullness that echoed through the hall" "the cheap wine had no body, no mellowness" "he was well aware of the richness of his own appearance"

(... is a kind of property ) an attribute of sound

(... is a kind of property ) any property detected by the olfactory system

(... is a kind of property ) an attribute of vision

(... is a kind of property ) optical properties

"the optics of a telescope"

(... is a kind of property ) a property perceived by touch

(... is a kind of property ) the property of radiation that enables it to produce photochemical effects

Definition 3: a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where property or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • self-confidence is not an endearing property

Synonyms for property in the sense of this definition

(property is a kind of ...) an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

(... is a kind of property ) a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something

"each town has a quality all its own" "the radical character of our demands"

(... is a kind of property ) a prominent attribute or aspect of something

"the map showed roads and other features" "generosity is one of his best characteristics"

(... is a kind of property ) (linguistics) a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind

Definition 4: any area set aside for a particular purpose - [noun denoting location]

Samples where property or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • who owns this place?
  • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

Synonyms for property in the sense of this definition

(property is a kind of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(... is a kind of property ) a place where boats are built or maintained or stored

(... is a kind of property ) a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept

(... is a kind of property ) a place where some particular activity is concentrated

"they received messages from several centers"

(... is a kind of property ) a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated

"a nudist colony" "an artists' colony"

(... is a kind of property ) a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs)

"the park authorities operated a trout hatchery"

Definition 5: something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where property or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • that hat is my property
  • he is a man of property

Synonyms for property in the sense of this definition

(property is a kind of ...) anything owned or possessed

(... is a kind of property ) a holding in the form of shares of corporations

(... is a kind of property ) property or income owned by a church

(... is a kind of property ) property that is leased or rented out or let

(... is a kind of property ) an item of property that is given in part payment for a new one

(... is a kind of property ) property owned by a government

(... is a kind of property ) property that has economic utility: a monetary value or an exchange value

(... is a kind of property ) everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities

(... is a kind of property ) (law) any property that is considered by law or custom as inseparable from an inheritance is inherited with that inheritance

(... is a kind of property ) a specific number of stocks or shares owned

"sell holdings he has in corporations"

(... is a kind of property ) property or goods saved from damage or destruction

(... is a kind of property ) a holding in the form of land

(... is a kind of property ) property held in common

(... is a kind of property ) property or belongings that are tangible

(... is a kind of property ) all the property that someone possesses

"he left all his worldly possessions to his daughter"

(... is a kind of property ) property that provides tax income for local governments

(... is a kind of property ) any property (real or personal or mixed) that can be inherited

(... is a kind of property ) intangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents or trademarks or copyrights)

(... is a kind of property ) property and income belonging jointly to a married couple

(... is a kind of property ) movable property (as distinguished from real estate)

(... is a kind of property ) any movable possession (especially articles of clothing)

"she packed her things and left"

(... is a kind of property ) property consisting of houses and land

(... is a kind of property ) something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)

"he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father"

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