Definition of propertied in English:



  • (of a person or group) owning property and land, especially in large amounts.

    ‘a propertied country gentleman’
    • ‘Add up the nouns like that and you're really propertied.’
    • ‘They argued that only those with property should have the right to vote, and campaigned for a limited extension of suffrage to include propertied women.’
    • ‘Since the original ambition of the Pankhursts was only to gain the vote for propertied women and those who were unmarried, perhaps their fears were justified.’
    • ‘In general, this book successfully refines several prevalent interpretative paradigms, most notably the purported decline of propertied women into indolence and luxury and the rise of separate spheres.’
    • ‘Married, propertied men exerted an enormous influence within communities, looking after their interests, stabilizing government, and ensuring peace.’
    • ‘First, I explore interactions among the various groups involved with the house, especially the city council, propertied citizens, and inmates of the house.’
    • ‘The most immediate effect of the bankruptcy and the State's reviving capacity for taxing its citizens was to increase its unpopularity among the very propertied groups on which it claimed to base its support.’
    • ‘However, these activities were consistent with white propertied women's prescribed identification with home and family.’
    • ‘His transactions touched virtually all propertied families, many to their detriment.’
    • ‘The 1918 Representation of the People Act gave propertied women over 30 years of age the right to vote.’
    • ‘Roman victories had not only brought wealth and land to the propertied class, but vast numbers of slaves, creating the conditions for revolt.’
    • ‘There did not seem to be a wealthy propertied class of landlords or a bourgeoisie.’
    • ‘So in Ireland the settler elite, whatever the ultimate origins of its individual members, formed a single propertied class, holding their lands by charter and living under English custom.’
    • ‘Yet, as we know from diaries and letters of the period, many of London's propertied classes seem to have believed, however grudgingly, that power was passing back to the Stuart dynasty.’
    • ‘The Federalists represented the propertied class.’
    • ‘They are Mexicans doing the various service-oriented manual labor jobs to satisfy the lifestyle of the propertied class in the country's second wealthiest county.’
    • ‘Married at an early age, the Florentine woman from the propertied classes did not own either her dowry or the rich clothes and jewels which bedecked her during the wedding ceremony.’
    • ‘We understand that there are limits to the degree to which the wealthy and the propertied can declare independence from the society of which they are part; that they have reciprocal obligations to the society of which they are part.’
    • ‘The previous two or three centuries had been remarkably stable on the part of the laboring classes but the 14th century began to witness numerous peasant and urban revolts against the oppression of the propertied classes.’
    • ‘The consecration of the sale of Church property was integral to Napoleon's desire to consolidate a ruling class based on landownership which was both noble and non-noble, a single propertied class of ‘notables’.’
    rich, affluent, moneyed, cash rich, well off, with deep pockets, well-to-do, prosperous, comfortable, opulent, propertied, of means, of substance, in clover, plutocratic