Thesaurus / proprietorship


Indeed he felt a pleasant sense of proprietorship, as he sat alone in his new home that night.

The Everlasting ArmsJoseph Hocking

She did not even glance toward Philip because she foresaw his look of proprietorship.

ClaireLeslie Burton Blades

The person with whom he was conversing he stood over in an encompassing manner, with an air of proprietorship.

Scarlet and HyssopE. F. Benson

There is no evidence of this proprietorship, and it seems improbable on the face of it.

The Story of LondonHenry B. Wheatley

And Bertha smiled with that little air of proprietorship that she always assumed while her women finds were new and mysterious.

Bliss, and Other StoriesKatherine Mansfield

It seemed to Dick that Weston had an air of proprietorship, as he acted the part of host.

The Everlasting ArmsJoseph Hocking

"Morgan has a lot of sense," Maurice replied, with an air of proprietorship.

Mr. Pat's Little GirlMary F. Leonard

He, also, was not altogether unselfish concerning the proprietorship of this young thing which had come into his elderly life.

The Shoulders of AtlasMary E. Wilkins Freeman

In a proprietorship, the capital is credited to the owner; in a partnership it is credited to the individual partners.

I looked down and found to my annoyance that I held it in my hand,—was in fact leaning upon it with a cool air of proprietorship.

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


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