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Land vs. Property

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Main Difference

The main difference between Land and Property is that the Land is a solid surface of Earth that is not permanently covered by water and Property is a physical or intangible entity owned by a person or a group of people

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  • Land (noun)

    The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water.

    "Most insects live on land."

  • Land (noun)

    Real estate or landed property; a partitioned and measurable area which is owned and on which buildings can be erected.

    "There are 50 acres of land in this estate."

  • Land (noun)

    A country or region.

    "They come from a faraway land."

  • Land (noun)

    A person's country of origin and/or homeplace; homeland.

  • Land (noun)

    The soil, in respect to its nature or quality for farming.

    "wet land; good or bad land for growing potatoes"

  • Land (noun)

    A general country, state, or territory.

    "He moved from his home to settle in a faraway land."

  • Land (noun)

    realm, domain.

    "I'm going to Disneyland."

    "Maybe that's how it works in TV-land, but not in the real world."

  • Land (noun)

    The ground left unploughed between furrows; any of several portions into which a field is divided for ploughing.

  • Land (noun)

    A fright.

    "He got an awful land when the police arrived."

  • Land (noun)

    A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires.

  • Land (noun)

    In a compact disc or similar recording medium, an area of the medium which does not have pits.

  • Land (noun)

    The non-airline portion of an itinerary. Hotel, tours, cruises, etc.

    "Our city offices sell a lot more land than our suburban offices."

  • Land (noun)

    The ground or floor.

  • Land (noun)

    The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; called also landing.

  • Land (noun)

    In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, such as the level part of a millstone between the furrows.

  • Land (noun)

    lant; urine

  • Land (verb)

    To descend to a surface, especially from the air.

    "The plane is about to land."

  • Land (verb)

    To alight, to descend from a vehicle.

  • Land (verb)

    To come into rest.

  • Land (verb)

    To arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water.

  • Land (verb)

    To bring to land.

    "It can be tricky to land a helicopter."

    "Use the net to land the fish."

  • Land (verb)

    To acquire; to secure.

  • Land (verb)

    To deliver.

  • Land (adjective)

    Of or relating to land.

  • Land (adjective)

    Residing or growing on land.

  • Property (noun)

    Something that is owned.

    "Leave those books alone! They are my property."

    "Important types of property include real property (land), personal property (other physical possessions), and intellectual property (rights over artistic creations, inventions, etc.)."

  • Property (noun)

    A piece of real estate, such as a parcel of land.

    "There is a large house on the property."

  • Property (noun)

    Real estate; the business of selling houses.

    "He works in property as a housing consultant."

  • Property (noun)

    The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing.

  • Property (noun)

    An attribute or abstract quality associated with an individual, object or concept.

    "Charm is his most endearing property."

  • Property (noun)

    An attribute or abstract quality which is characteristic of a class of objects.

    "Matter can have many properties, including color, mass and density."

  • Property (noun)

    An editable or read-only parameter associated with an application, component or class, or the value of such a parameter.

    "You need to set the debugging property to "verbose"."

  • Property (noun)

    A prop, an object used in a dramatic production.

    "Costumes and scenery are distinguished from property properly speaking."

  • Property (noun)

    Propriety; correctness.

  • Property (verb)

    To invest with properties, or qualities.

  • Property (verb)

    To make a property of; to appropriate.

    "#* Shakespeare"

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Land (noun)

    Urine. See Lant.

  • Land (noun)

    The solid part of the surface of the earth; - opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long voyage.

  • Land (noun)

    Any portion, large or small, of the surface of the earth, considered by itself, or as belonging to an individual or a people, as a country, estate, farm, or tract.

  • Land (noun)

    Ground, in respect to its nature or quality; soil; as, wet land; good or bad land.

  • Land (noun)

    The inhabitants of a nation or people.

  • Land (noun)

    The mainland, in distinction from islands.

  • Land (noun)

    The ground or floor.

  • Land (noun)

    The ground left unplowed between furrows; any one of several portions into which a field is divided for convenience in plowing.

  • Land (noun)

    Any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever, as meadows, pastures, woods, etc., and everything annexed to it, whether by nature, as trees, water, etc., or by the hand of man, as buildings, fences, etc.; real estate.

  • Land (noun)

    The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; - called also landing.

  • Land (noun)

    In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, as the level part of a millstone between the furrows, or the surface of the bore of a rifled gun between the grooves.

  • Land

    To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark.

  • Land

    To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish.

  • Land

    To set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or reach; to bring to the end of a course; as, he landed the quoit near the stake; to be thrown from a horse and landed in the mud; to land one in difficulties or mistakes.

  • Land

    To pilot (an airplane) from the air onto the land; as, to land the plane on a highway.

  • Land (verb)

    To come to the end of a course; to arrive at a destination, literally or figuratively; as, he landed in trouble; after hithchiking for a week, he landed in Los Angeles.

  • Land (verb)

    To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark.

  • Land (verb)

    To reach and come to rest on land after having been in the air; as, the arrow landed in a flower bed; the golf ball landed in a sand trap; our airplane landed in Washington.

  • Property (noun)

    That which is proper to anything; a peculiar quality of a thing; that which is inherent in a subject, or naturally essential to it; an attribute; as, sweetness is a property of sugar.

  • Property (noun)

    An acquired or artificial quality; that which is given by art, or bestowed by man; as, the poem has the properties which constitute excellence.

  • Property (noun)

    The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying, and disposing of a thing; ownership; title.

  • Property (noun)

    That to which a person has a legal title, whether in his possession or not; thing owned; an estate, whether in lands, goods, or money; as, a man of large property, or small property.

  • Property (noun)

    All the adjuncts of a play except the scenery and the dresses of the actors; stage requisites.

  • Property (noun)

    Propriety; correctness.

  • Property

    To invest which properties, or qualities.

  • Property

    To make a property of; to appropriate.

Webster Dictionary
  • Land (noun)

    the land on which real estate is located;

    "he built the house on land leased from the city"

  • Land (noun)

    material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use);

    "the land had never been plowed"

    "good agricultural soil"

  • Land (noun)

    the solid part of the earth's surface;

    "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"

    "the earth shook for several minutes"

    "he dropped the logs on the ground"

  • Land (noun)

    territory over which rule or control is exercised;

    "his domain extended into Europe"

    "he made it the law of the land"

  • Land (noun)

    the territory occupied by a nation;

    "he returned to the land of his birth"

    "he visited several European countries"

  • Land (noun)

    a domain in which something is dominant;

    "the untroubled kingdom of reason"

    "a land of make-believe"

    "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"

  • Land (noun)

    extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use;

    "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"

  • Land (noun)

    the people who live in a nation or country;

    "a statement that sums up the nation's mood"

    "the news was announced to the nation"

    "the whole country worshipped him"

  • Land (noun)

    a politically organized body of people under a single government;

    "the state has elected a new president"

    "African nations"

    "students who had come to the nation's capitol"

    "the country's largest manufacturer"

    "an industrialized land"

  • Land (noun)

    United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991)

  • Land (noun)

    working the land as an occupation or way of life;

    "farming is a strenuous life"

    "there's no work on the land any more"

  • Land (verb)

    reach or come to rest;

    "The bird landed on the highest branch"

    "The plane landed in Istanbul"

  • Land (verb)

    cause to come to the ground;

    "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"

  • Land (verb)

    bring into a different state;

    "this may land you in jail"

  • Land (verb)

    bring ashore;

    "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"

  • Land (verb)

    deliver (a blow);

    "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"

  • Land (verb)

    arrive on shore;

    "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"

  • Land (verb)

    shoot at and force to come down;

    "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

  • Land (adjective)

    relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land;

    "land vehicles"

    "sea stories"

    "sea smells"

    "sea traffic"

  • Land (adjective)

    operating or living or growing in water;

    "boats are aquatic vehicles"

    "water lilies are aquatic plants"

    "fish are aquatic animals"

  • Property (noun)

    any area set aside for a particular purpose;

    "who owns this place?"

    "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"

  • Property (noun)

    something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;

    "that hat is my property"

    "he is a man of property"

  • Property (noun)

    a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class;

    "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"

  • Property (noun)

    a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished;

    "self-confidence is not an endearing property"

  • Property (noun)

    any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie;

    "before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"

Princeton's WordNet

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