asset

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See also: ASSET and ässet

English[edit]

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From Anglo-Norman asetz, from Old French assez(enough).

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asset ‎(plural assets)

  1. Something or someone of any value; any portion of one's property or effects so considered.
    These shares are a valuable asset.
  2. (software) Any component, model, process or framework of value that can be leveraged or reused.
  3. (espionage) intelligence asset
  4. (slang, vulgar, usually in the plural) private parts; a woman's breasts or buttocks, or a man's genitalia.
    • 2009, Kaitlynn Maguire and ‎Margaret Tingley, Serendipitous Moments of Female Sensuality, p. 27:
      Perhaps it is simply common for wives to want their female friends to see their husband nude – especially if he has nice assets. Honestly, I also wanted to see the dick of Brian and Andrew.
    • 2009, Cheyenne McCray, The First Sin: A Lexi Steele Novel, p. 189:
      “Slave Alexi has nice assets.”
    • 2016, Deanna Chase, Spirits, Rock Stars, and a Midnight Chocolate Bar: Pyper Rayne, Book 2:
      Muse studied Ida May's breasts for a moment, then reached out and grabbed the left one. “Good size. Firm. Yeah, you got some nice assets.”

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

asset n

  1. singular definite of as

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English asset.

Noun[edit]

asset m ‎(invariable)

  1. asset (economic)

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Latin[edit]

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asset

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of assō

Swedish[edit]

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asset

  1. definite singular of ass