What does properly mean?

Definitions for properly
prop·er·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word properly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. properly, decently, decent, in good order, right, the right way(adverb)

    in the right manner

    "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"

  2. by rights, properly(adverb)

    with reason or justice

Wiktionary

  1. properly(Adverb)

    in a proper manner

  2. properly(Adverb)

    individually; in one's own manner

    Now herkenyth how I bar me properly. uE000151315uE001 Chaucer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Properly(adverb)

    in a proper manner; suitably; fitly; strictly; rightly; as, a word properly applied; a dress properly adjusted

  2. Properly(adverb)

    individually; after one's own manner

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'properly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2034

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'properly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1030

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'properly' in Adverbs Frequency: #159

How to pronounce properly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say properly in sign language?

  1. properly

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of properly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of properly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of properly in a Sentence

  1. Rod Robinson:

    We try to do our best to limit that pressure, but to get adequate ventilation for stiff lungs, we have to use the respirator, and that can also cause the lungs to not develop properly.

  2. Blue Bell:

    The entire purpose of our enhanced environmental testing is to identify locations where bacteria could be found in our facility in order to properly clean and sanitize the surface and prevent contamination.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    As the responsible parents, we need to teach our daughters to distinguish carefully the subtle differences between the actions by men. We should teach our daughters to recognize the difference between - a man who flatters her and a man who complements her, a man who spends money on her and a man who invests in her, a man who views her as his property and a man who views her properly, a man who lusts after her and a man who loves her, and finally, a man who thinks he is a gift to women and a man who believes she is a gift to him. Then we must teach our sons to be that real man who respects women and treats them with dignity and equality - always!

  4. Peyton Manning:

    There’s no way to measure or properly express what a family like Peyton Manning can mean, and( wife) Ashley, Peyton Manning support is as potent a motivator as any man can have.

  5. Ryan Pack:

    Martial Arts: Martial arts conditions the mind, body and spirit. It teaches you about Integrity, Perseverance, courtesy, loyalty, self-control, discipline, courage, etc. Martial arts teaches you how to defend yourself, knowing how to defend yourself is one of the greatest highs in life, martial arts might even save your life at some point. It can also reward you with the freedom of movement. Martial arts teaches you how to use your body properly, appropriately and effectively. It teaches you patterns, chokes and holds, takedowns and throws, vital points, board breaking techniques, joint manipulations, weapons and more. Martial arts can make you smarter, tougher, and more confident. Martial arts offers internal and external strength to its students. It can make a person a better person inside and out. Martial arts is a magical sport in my opinion because of the way it transforms people. Martial arts can transform you mentally , emotionally, and physically thereby making your spirit stronger. Martial arts has much to offer.

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Translations for properly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • كما ينبغي, كما يجبArabic
  • ordnungsgemäß, richtig, ordentlichGerman
  • σωστά, καθωσπρέπει, δεόντωςGreek
  • correctamenteSpanish
  • به درستیPersian
  • oikeinFinnish
  • convenablement, proprement, correctementFrench
  • ठीक, ठीक तरह से, अच्छी तरहHindi
  • propriamente, correttamente, con cognizione di causa, in maniera appropriataItalian
  • 適切Japanese
  • ordentligNorwegian
  • должным образом, соответственно, хорошенько, правильно, как следуетRussian
  • uygun şekildeTurkish
  • ٹھیکUrdu

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