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Definition of "real estate" [real estate]

  • Land, including all the natural resources and permanent buildings on it. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "real estate" in a sentence
  • "Mumbai: Bangalore-based real estate firm, the Prestige Group, plans to invest between Rs 1,500 crore and 1,800 crore to develop six malls, scheduled to be operational by 2013."
  • "Australia's largest real estate group Ray White, reported a sluggish March quarter with turnover up only 8 per cent compared with last year."
  • "Just before the real estate market imploded, Land Tejas installed a water plant on the east side of the freeway and a 16-inch water main running west from that plant to its site."