Meaning of PROPERTY in English


Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


Someone’s ~ is all the things that belong to them or something that belongs to them. (FORMAL)

Richard could easily destroy her personal ~ to punish her for walking out on him...

Security forces searched thousands of homes, confiscating weapons and stolen ~.

N-UNCOUNT: usu with poss


A ~ is a building and the land belonging to it. (FORMAL)

This vehicle has been parked on private ~.



The properties of a substance or object are the ways in which it behaves in particular conditions.

A radio signal has both electrical and magnetic properties.

N-COUNT: usu pl

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