What does properly mean?

Definitions for properly
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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

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. Barry Pickthall:

    [ many ] weren't prepared properly.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    Sechin works properly and effectively.

  3. Neal Pire:

    It’s a matter of constructing the room properly.

  4. Miriam Makeba:

    Age iswisdom, if one has lived one's life properly.

  5. Kim Harmon:

    You need the proper resources to read EKGs properly.

Images & Illustrations of properly

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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Translations for properly

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  • 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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