Property vs Asset what difference

what is difference between Property and Asset

English

Alternative forms

  • propretie

Etymology

From Middle English propertee, properte, propirte, proprete, borrowed from Anglo-Norman and Old French propreté, proprieté (propriety, fitness, property), from Latin proprietas (a peculiarity, one’s peculiar nature or quality, right or fact of possession, property), from proprius (special, particular, one’s own). Doublet of propriety.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɒ.pə.ti/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɑ.pɚ.ti/, [ˈpɹɑ.pɚ.ɾi], enPR: prŏʹpərtē
  • Hyphenation: prop‧erty

Noun

property (countable and uncountable, plural properties)

  1. Something that is owned.
  2. A piece of real estate, such as a parcel of land.
    Synonyms: land, parcel
  3. Real estate; the business of selling houses.
  4. The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing.
  5. An attribute or abstract quality associated with an individual, object or concept.
  6. An attribute or abstract quality which is characteristic of a class of objects.
  7. (computing) An editable or read-only parameter associated with an application, component or class, or the value of such a parameter.
  8. (usually in the plural, theater) A prop, an object used in a dramatic production.
    Synonym: prop
  9. (obsolete) Propriety; correctness.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Camden to this entry?)

Synonyms

  • (something owned): See Thesaurus:property
  • (attribute or abstract quality of an object): See Thesaurus:characteristic

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

Verb

property (third-person singular simple present properties, present participle propertying, simple past and past participle propertied)

  1. (obsolete) To invest with properties, or qualities.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) To make a property of; to appropriate.
    • 1595, Shakespeare, King John, V. ii. 79, l. 2359 – 2362
      Your grace shall pardon me, I will not back:
      I am too high-born to be propertied,
      To be a secondary at control,
      Or useful serving-man and instrument,
      To any sovereign state throughout the world.

References

  • property at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • property in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • property in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.


English

Etymology

Back-formation from assets, from Anglo-Norman asetz, from Old French assez (enough). Compare Middle English asseth.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈæsɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæsɛt/, /ˈæsət/

Noun

asset (plural assets)

  1. Something or someone of any value; any portion of one’s property or effects so considered.
    These shares are a valuable asset.
    • January 31 2020, Boris Johnson, Brexit Day speech
      And when I look at this country’s incredible assets. Our scientists, our engineers, our world-leading universities, our armed forces. When I look at the potential of this country waiting to be unleashed, I know that we can turn this opportunity into a stunning success.
  2. (software) Any component, model, process or framework of value that can be leveraged or reused.
  3. (espionage) An intelligence asset.
  4. (slang, usually in the plural) A woman’s breasts or buttocks or a man’s genitalia.
    • 2009, Kaitlynn Maguire and Margaret Tingley, Serendipitous Moments of Female Sensuality, p. 27:
      Perhaps it is simply common for wives to want their female friends to see their husband nude – especially if he has nice assets. Honestly, I also wanted to see the dick of Brian and Andrew.
    • 2009, Cheyenne McCray, The First Sin: A Lexi Steele Novel, p. 189:
      “Slave Alexi has nice assets.”

Antonyms

  • liability

Hyponyms

Derived terms

  • asset-backed
  • cultural asset

Translations

See also

  • ownership equity

Anagrams

  • SEATs, SESTA, Seats, TASes, TESSA, Tessa, easts, sates, satés, seats, setas, tases, tasse

Danish

Noun

asset n

  1. singular definite of as

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English asset.

Noun

asset m (invariable)

  1. asset (economic)

Anagrams

  • sesta
  • stesa
  • tasse
  • tessa

Latin

Verb

asset

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of assō

Swedish

Noun

asset

  1. definite singular of ass

Anagrams

  • asets, etsas, tasse

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