realty

[ ree-uh l-tee, reel- ]
/ ˈri əl ti, ˈril- /

noun

real property or real estate.

Nearby words

  1. reallocate,
  2. really,
  3. realm,
  4. realpolitik,
  5. realtor,
  6. ream,
  7. reamer,
  8. rean,
  9. reanalysis,
  10. reanimate

Origin of realty

First recorded in 1400–50, realty is from the late Middle English word realte. See real1, -ty2

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British Dictionary definitions for realty

realty

/ (ˈrɪəltɪ) /

noun

another term for real property
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Word Origin and History for realty

realty

n.

1660s, "real estate," from earlier meaning (1540s) "real possession," earlier "reality" (mid-15c.), from real (adj.) + -ty (2). Cf. reality.

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