Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for proprietorship

the fact of possessing or the legal right to possess something

Synonyms for proprietorship

an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits


Related Words

References in classic literature ?
Fyne was very much of a woman herself--her sense of proprietorship was very strong within her; and though she had not much use for her brother, yet she did not like to see him annexed by another woman.
Tarzan saw, and in the instant that he saw, Teeka was no longer the little playmate of an hour ago; instead she was a wondrous thing--the most wondrous in the world--and a possession for which Tarzan would fight to the death against Taug or any other who dared question his right of proprietorship.
Crisparkle sat down by the china shepherdess; Edwin Drood gallantly furled and unfurled Miss Twinkleton's fan; and that lady passively claimed that sort of exhibitor's proprietorship in the accomplishment on view, which Mr.
He had unpacked the portmanteau long ago; and his elder children now played regularly about the yard, and everybody knew the baby, and claimed a kind of proprietorship in her.
The case was made interesting to the public, by Mr Mortimer Lighiwood's evidence touching the circumstances under which the deceased, Mr John Harmon, had returned to England; exclusive private proprietorship in which circumstances was set up at dinner- tables for several days, by Veneering, Twemlow, Podsnap, and all the Buffers: who all related them irreconcilably with one another, and contradicted themselves.
For Tax Year 2012, taxpayers reported nonfarm sole proprietorship activity on approximately 23.
Since by managers' sharing in the proprietorship of the company, the problem of the profit contrast is solved to a large extent; it seems that the need for mechanism to control profit-seeking incentives in the managers reduces.
In a sole proprietorship, however, the owners are held liable for business debts.
There are four common types of business formations--sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation and limited liability company--each with benefits and risks.
Often organized informally, a sole proprietorship is subject to little federal or state regulation and is relatively simple to manage and control.
Sole proprietorship; small business start-up kit; the ultimate guide to starting a sole proprietorship, 3d ed.
As such, all licensees are required to respond to a recently mailed notice from the CBA, even if only to inform the CBA they are not operating as a sole proprietorship and are therefore not subject to the peer review requirement.
There are four important phases to sole proprietorship insurance:
For the first time, BEA has developed various statistics related to partnership and sole proprietorship tax returns for regions and states for 2002-2005.
A sole proprietorship works best for a one-man consulting operation.