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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
1. Property in general
 
780. Property.
 
  
NOUN:PROPERTY, possession, seizin or seisin; tenure (possession) [See Possession]; suum cuique [L.], meum et tuum [L.].
  OWNERSHIP, proprietorship, lordship; seigniory or seignory or seigneury, seignoralty; empire (dominion) [See Authority].
  ESTATE, interest, stake, right, title, claim, demand, holding; vested -, contingent -, beneficial -, equitable- interest; use, trust, benefit; legal -, equitable- estate.
  absolute interest, paramount estate, freehold; fee, - simple, - tail; estate -in fee, - in tail, - tail; estate in tail -male, - female, - general.
  term, limitation, lease, settlement, strict settlement, particular estate; estate -for life, - for years, - pur autre vie [F.]; remainder, reversion, expectancy, possibility.
  DOWER, dowry, jointure, appanage or apanage, inheritance, heritage, patrimony, alimony; legacy (gift) [See Giving]; Falcidian law, paternal estate, thirds.
  ASSETS, belongings, means, resources, circumstances; wealth [See Wealth]; money [See Money]; what one -is worth, - will cut up for [colloq.]; estate and effects.
  REALTY, land, lands, prædium [L.]; landed -, real- -estate, - property; tenements; hereditaments; corporeal -, incorporeal- hereditaments; acres; ground (earth) [See Land]; acquest, mesestead [archaic], messuage, toft [Scot. & dial. Eng.].
  manor, honor [Eng. feudal law], domain, demesne; farm, plantation, hacienda [Sp. Am.]; alodium or allodium (free) [See Freedom]; feoff, fief, feud or feod, zamindari or zemindari [India], arado [S. W. U. S.], rancho [S. W. U. S.], ranch.
  freeholds, copyholds, leaseholds; folkland [O. Eng. law].
  chattels real; fixtures, plant, heirloom; easement; right of -common, - user.
  TERRITORY, state, kingdom, principality, realm, empire, protectorate, dependency, sphere of influence, mandate.
  PERSONALTY; personal -property, - estate, - effects; chattels, goods, effects, movables, stock, - in trade; things, traps [colloq.], chattels personal, rattletraps, paraphernalia; equipage [See Instrument]; parcels [Eng.], appurtenances.
  IMPEDIMENTA; luggage, baggage; bag and baggage; pelf; cargo, lading.
  INCOME (receipts) [See Receipt]; rent roll; maul and wedges [U. S.].
  patent, copyright; chose in action; credit [See Credit]; debt [See Debt].
  
VERB:POSSESS [See Possession]; be the possessor of [See Possessor]; own; have for one’s -own, - very own; come in for, inherit; enfeoff.
  savor of the realty.
  BELONG TO; be one’s property &c. n.; pertain to, appertain to.
  
ADJECTIVE:ONE’S OWN; landed, prædial or predial, manorial, alodial or allodial; seigniorial or seigneurial; freehold, copyhold, leasehold; feudal or feodal; hereditary, entailed, real, personal.
  
ADVERB:TO ONE’S CREDIT, to one’s account; to the good.
  to one and -his heirs for ever, - the heirs of his body, - his heirs and assigns, - his executors, administrators and assigns.
  
QUOTATION:Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own?—Bible

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