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Definition: 1. something of value, either tangible, such as land, or intangible, such as patents, copyrights, etc. 2. Law the right to possess, use, and dispose of anything. 3. possessions collectively or the fact of owning possessions of value. 4. a) a piece of land or real estate, especially used for agricultural purposes. b) (as modifier): property rights. 5. Chiefly Austral a ranch or station, especially a small one. 6. a quality, attribute, or distinctive feature of anything, especially a characteristic attribute such as the density or strength of a material. 7. Logic obsolete another name for proprium. 8. any movable object used on the set of a stage play or film. Usually shortened to: prop.
Source: Collins English Dictionary. London: Collins, 2000. Credo Reference. Web. 14 August 2012.