asset-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: a useful trait or quality relative to some context

Commentary: ASSET[+quality][+trait][+advantageous][+contextually] something that is useful or valuable in a context

I think that her positive attitude will be an asset to the project.
Quick reflexes are his chief asset as a ball player.
The thriving art community has become an asset for the city.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: property owned by individual or company

Commentary: Property that has value, which is owned by an individual or company ASSET[+entity][+aggregate][+property][+with_value][+owned]

The company must sell off some assets to finance their debt.
Assets and debits should be equal on a balance sheet.
They assumed that the successful entrepreneur's assets were substantial. (he is wealthy)

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1b

Sense Number 3: military equipment and big weapons

Commentary: ASSET[+entity][+artifact][+equipment][+military] military equipment and large weaponry used in battle

The big transport planes deliver assets such as tanks to the front line.
Air strikes have destroyed or damaged most of the enemy's land-based assets.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1c

Sense Number 4: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)