meaning of property

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.
An acquired or artificial quality; that which is given by art, or bestowed by man; as, the poem has the properties which constitute excellence.
The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying, and disposing of a thing; ownership; title.
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.
All the adjuncts of a play except the scenery and the dresses of the actors; stage requisites.
Propriety; correctness.
To invest which properties, or qualities.
To make a property of; to appropriate.
any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie; "before every scene he ran down his checklist of ">props"

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