■ noun ( plural properties )
1》 a thing or things belonging to someone.
2》 a building and the land belonging to it.
↘( properties ) shares or investments in ~.
3》 Law ownership.
4》 a characteristic of something.
5》 old-fashioned term for prop 2 .
ME: from an Anglo-Norman Fr. var. of OFr. propriete , from L. proprietas , from proprius (see proper ).