|Origin:||propreté, from Latin proprietas, from proprius; PROPER|
prop‧er‧ty S2 W1 plural properties
the thing or things that someone owns:
The hotel is not responsible for any loss or damage to guests' personal property.
Some of the stolen property was found in Mason's house.
2 [uncountable and countable]BF
a building, a piece of land, or both together:
Property prices have shot up recently.
the property market
a sign saying ' Private Property. Keep Out'
3 [countable usually plural]
a quality or power that a substance, plant etc has [= quality, characteristic]:
a herb with healing properties
physical/chemical etc properties
the chemical properties of a substance