Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

private property

noun
1.
land or belongings owned by a person or group and kept for their exclusive use
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for private property
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • They have protected the rights of private property and of personal liberty.

  • They've no business coming on to private property—no matter what!

  • The psychical world, on the other hand, is as we saw, the world which is private property.

    Psychotherapy Hugo Mnsterberg
  • So long as they tarried at the old hotel, it was their private property.

    Adam Johnstone's Son

    F. Marion Crawford
  • Of these some belonged to the bothy, while others were the private property of the tenants.

    Auld Licht Idylls

    J. M. Barrie

Word of the Day

Word Value for private

12
14
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for private property