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Meaning of PROPERLY

Pronunciation:  'pr√Ępurlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"
  2. [adv]  with reason or justice
 

PROPERLY is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: by rights, decent, decently, in good order, right, the right way
 
 Antonyms: improperly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prop"er*ly\, adv.
1. In a proper manner; suitably; fitly; strictly; rightly;
   as, a word properly applied; a dress properly adjusted.
   --Milton.

2. Individually; after one's own manner. [Obs.]

         Now, harkeneth, how I bare me properly. --Chaucer.

 

 

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