adjective Date: circa 1772 possessing property

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  • Propertied — Prop er*tied, a. Possessing property; holding real estate, or other investments of money. The propertied and satisfied classes. M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • propertied — index opulent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • propertied — [präp′ər tēd] adj. owning property …   English World dictionary

  • propertied — [[t]prɒ̱pə(r)tid[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Propertied people own land or property. [FORMAL] ...the propertied classes …   English dictionary

  • propertied — /prop euhr teed/, adj. owning property: the propertied class. [1600 10; PROPERTY + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • propertied — prop|er|tied [ˈprɔpətid US ˈpra:pər ] adj [only before noun] formal owning a lot of property or land ▪ the propertied classes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • propertied — adjective (only before noun) owning a lot of property or land: the propertied classes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • propertied — adjective That owns property; especially that owns land or real estate and derives income from it …   Wiktionary

  • propertied — Synonyms and related words: blessed with, enfeoffed, having, having and holding, holding, in possession of, landed, landholding, landowning, master of, occupying, owning, possessed of, possessing, property owning, proprietary, seized of, tenured …   Moby Thesaurus

  • propertied — prop|er|tied [ prapərtid ] adjective owning a lot of property, especially land …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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