noun, plural prop·er·ties.
- any attribute or characteristic.
- (in Aristotelian logic) an attribute not essential to a species but always connected with it and with it alone.
Origin of property
Related formsprop·er·ty·less, noun
Examples from the Web for properties
These women interred the bodies of saints on their own properties and occasionally managed to influence papal politics.First Anglican Woman Bishop A Return to Christian Roots|Candida Moss|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But these choices are where Iron from Ice (and other Telltale properties) sets itself apart.‘Game of Thrones’ Interactive FanFiction: Whoops, My Friend Was Speared in the Throat|Alec Kubas-Meyer|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The law requires those screened to explain their properties and assets – along with those of their families.
But there is always that possibility with any of these properties, because it is one universe.The Leaner, Meaner Season 2 of ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’|Jason Lynch|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Egan claims he was sexually abused and assaulted by Bryan Singer in properties in Hawaii and California when he was a teenager.Bryan Singer Agreed to Settle Sex Abuse Lawsuit for $100,000, but Insists He’s Innocent|Tim Teeman|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of all these properties of the agave the Toltecs were cognizant.Mexico|Susan Hale
But the properties of the right-angle triangle had long been studied and were well under stood.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
Large works on geometry are filled with explanations, demonstrations, and applications of the properties of the triangle.Fundamental Philosophy, Vol. I (of 2)|Jaime Luciano Balmes
Some of these subdivisions charged in a certain way or with neutralized charge exhibit the properties of so-called matter.A Brief Account of Radio-activity|Francis Preston Venable
These bits of applied art were properties of Mrs. Knoll's establishment.Turns about Town|Robert Cortes Holliday
British Dictionary definitions for properties
noun plural -ties
- a piece of land or real estate, esp used for agricultural purposes
- (as modifier)property rights