property-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: a piece of land, buildings, real estate

Commentary: PROPERTY[+entity][+physical][+possession][+physical][+real_estate][+land/+building]
NOTE: a specialized narrower meaning of Sense 2

Who owns this property?
Their firm develops commercial properties in older urban areas.
They bought some property in Florida.
That line of trees indicates the property line between the two farms.
The agent showed us several attractive beach front properties.
What are the property taxes on this building?

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 2: possessions, things owned

Commentary: PROPERTY[+entity][+possession] [+relation][+ownership][+object]

The stolen property from the museum was finally recovered.
The landlord put the tenant's property out on the sidewalk.
That screen writer has sold several properties to a large Hollywood studio. (rights to the scripts)
There is no private property of any kind in this small socialist commune.
Property rights are not well-enforced in that developing nation.
This invention is the intellectual property of John's computer company.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 3: an attribute or feature

Commentary: PROPERTY[+quality][+attribute] a basic or essential attribute shared by all the members of a class

They observed the property of heat to expand metal at uniform rates.
Iron has the chemical property of oxidizing easily.
The modeling agency is looking for women with the physical properties of high cheekbones and wide-set eyes.
An unfortunate property of linen is that it tends to wrinkle.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 4: theater prop, set piece

Commentary: PROPERTY[+entity][+artifact][+theater][+piece][+set] any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie

Before every scene he ran down a checklist of the properties.
Move the second panel of that property a little forward on stage left.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5