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noun as in belongings

noun as in effects

noun as in estate

noun as in things

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Example Sentences

More generally the nature of the chattels conveyed determine largely the character of the description.

When the downfall of Tryggvi had been accomplished, Astrid fled away bearing with her what chattels she might.

Then did the King take thence very great wealth in gold & silver and other chattels, weapons, & divers kinds of valuable things.

It has been shown that in the eyes of the law they were little better than the chattels of the Head of the House.

The women of his race were chattels, lazy and inert, without fire, merely drudges or playthings.


On this page you'll find 180 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chattels, such as: accouterments, appurtenances, assets, effects, gear, and goods.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.