property right

  1. a legal right to or in a particular property.

Origin of property right

First recorded in 1940–45

Words Nearby property right Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use property right in a sentence

  • I'm not going to sell the Ashley property right away, not without going up to look at it at least.

    Rough-Hewn | Dorothy Canfield
  • The blood kin guard their property right in the maiden as jealously as the man guards his property right in his wife.

    Folkways | William Graham Sumner
  • The property right was established by the six-shooter, and honest men were forced to the wall.

    Crooked Trails | Frederic Remington
  • No matter that despair had recently colored his mental vision; the sense of property right still functioned unimpaired.

    The Hidden Places | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • The right to absolute ownership is in A, that is his property right.

    Commercial Law | Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill