n. Any character always present in an individual or a class; an essential attribute; a peculiar quality; loosely, any quality or characteristic.n. In logic, a character which belongs to the whole of a species, and to nothing else, but not to the essence or definition.n. The right to the use or enjoyment or the beneficial right of disposal of anything that can be the subject of ownership; ownership; estate; especially, ownership of tangible things.n. A thing or things subject to ownership; anything that may be exclusively possessed and enjoyed; chattels and land; possessions.n. A thing required for some peculiar or specific use, as a tool; an accessory; specifically, in theaters, a stage requisite, as any article of costume or furniture, or other appointment, necessary to be produced in a scene (in this specific sense used also attributively).n. Propriety.n. Individuality; that which constitutes an individual.n. A cloak or disguise.n. See the adjectives.n. Such right as a bailee has in the chattel transferred to him by the bailment.n. Synonyms Attribute, Characteristic, etc. See quality.n. Property, Effects, Chattels, Goods, Wares, Commodities, Merchandise, possessions, wealth. Property is the general word for those material things which are one's own, whether for sale or not. Effects applies to personal property, viewed as including the things even of least value. Chattels comprises every kind of property except freehold. (See the definitions of the classes real and personal, under chattel.) Goods includes a merchant's stock-in-trade, or one's movable property of any sort. Wares are manufactured articles, especially of the heavier sort, as earthenware, wooden-ware. Commodities are such movable articles as are necessities of life, and have a money value. Merchandise is the general word for articles of trade.To invest with (certain) properties or qualities.To make a property or tool of; appropriate.n. Specifically, in old English law, chattels as distinguished from ‘estate’ (lands).