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Property vs. Asset

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Main Difference

The main difference between Property and Asset is that the Property is a physical or intangible entity owned by a person or a group of people and Asset is a economic resource, from which future economic benefits are expected.

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  • 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"

  • Asset (noun)

    Something or someone of any value; any portion of one's property or effects so considered.

    "These shares are a valuable asset."

  • Asset (noun)

    Any component, model, process or framework of value that can be leveraged or reused.

  • Asset (noun)

    intelligence asset

  • Asset (noun)

    private parts; a woman's breasts or buttocks, or a man's genitalia.

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  • 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.

  • Asset (noun)

    Any article or separable part of one's assets.

Webster Dictionary
  • 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"

  • Asset (noun)

    a useful or valuable quality

Princeton's WordNet

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