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Property vs. Asset

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Propertynoun

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.).’;

Assetnoun

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

‘These shares are a valuable asset.’;

Propertynoun

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

‘There is a large house on the property.’;

Assetnoun

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

Propertynoun

Real estate; the business of selling houses.

‘He works in property as a housing consultant.’;

Assetnoun

(espionage) intelligence asset

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Propertynoun

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

Assetnoun

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

Propertynoun

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

‘Charm is his most endearing property.’;

Assetnoun

Any article or separable part of one's assets.

Propertynoun

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

‘Matter can have many properties, including color, mass and density.’;

Assetnoun

a useful or valuable quality

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Propertynoun

(computing) 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".’;

Asset

In financial accounting, an asset is any resource owned or controlled by a business or an economic entity. It is anything (tangible or intangible) that can be used to produce positive economic value.

Propertynoun

A prop, an object used in a dramatic production.

‘Costumes and scenery are distinguished from property properly speaking.’;

Propertynoun

(obsolete) Propriety; correctness.

Propertyverb

(obsolete) To invest with properties, or qualities.

Propertyverb

(obsolete) To make a property of; to appropriate.

‘#* Shakespeare’;

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Propertynoun

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 is correctly a synonym for peculiar quality; but it is frequently used as coextensive with quality in general.’;

Propertynoun

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

Propertynoun

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

‘Here I disclaim all my paternal care,Propinquity and property of blood.’; ‘Shall man assume a property in man?’;

Propertynoun

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.

Propertynoun

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

‘I will draw a bill of properties.’;

Propertynoun

Propriety; correctness.

Propertyverb

To invest which properties, or qualities.

Propertyverb

To make a property of; to appropriate.

‘They have here propertied me.’;

Propertynoun

any area set aside for a particular purpose;

‘who owns this place?’; ‘the president was concerned about the property across from the White House’;

Propertynoun

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

‘that hat is my property’; ‘he is a man of property’;

Propertynoun

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

‘a study of the physical properties of atomic particles’;

Propertynoun

a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished;

‘self-confidence is not an endearing property’;

Propertynoun

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

‘before every scene he ran down his checklist of props’;

Property

Property (Latin: Res Privata) in the abstract is what belongs to or with something, whether as an attribute or as a component of said thing. In the context of this article, it is one or more components (rather than attributes), whether physical or incorporeal, of a person's estate; or so belonging to, as in being owned by, a person or jointly a group of people or a legal entity like a corporation or even a society.

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