(obsolete) To make a property of; to appropriate.
Other Word Forms of Property
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
From Middle English /Anglo-Norman proprete, from Middle French propreté, from Old French propriete (modern propriété), itself, from Latin proprietas, from proprius 'own'.
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