What does properly mean?

Definitions for properly
prop·er·ly

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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

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. Neal Pire:

    It’s a matter of constructing the room properly.

  2. Walter James Palmer:

    To my knowledge, everything about this trip was legal and properly handled and conducted.

  3. Gabriel Barkay:

    I'm worried about damage of the original floors, the patterns were never properly documented.

  4. Hippocrates:

    It is most necessary to know the nature of the spine. One or more vertebrae may or may not go out of place very much and if they do, they are likely to produce serious complications and even death, if not properly adjusted. Many diseases are related to the spine.

  5. President Donald Trump:

    We are also looking at helping our hospitals and our rural hospitals who have been hurt very badly, the rural hospitals for a long time have not been treated properly. We are looking to help them and beyond.

Images & Illustrations of properly

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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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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