The properties of a chemical compound.
An example of property is a person's house.
A compound with anti-inflammatory properties.
There is a large house on the property. Important types of property include real property (land), personal property (other physical possessions), and intellectual property (rights over artistic creations, inventions, etc.).
Origin of property
- Middle English from Old French propriete from Latin proprietās ownership (translation of Greek idiotēs) from proprius one's own per1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition