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
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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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. Vladimir Poznyak:

    And let me emphasize that this is a clinical condition, and clinical diagnosis can be made only by health professionals which are properly trained to do that.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I would look at the good aspects of it and I would also look because I'm sure they do some things properly and good, good for women, and I would look at that.

  3. Mark Meadows:

    While the work of the independent counsel is indeed important, it's just as important that we properly take into account the hardworking American taxpayers' dollars and where they go.

  4. Andrew Yang:

    If there's a problem that union workers don't feel like they have been properly included in the actual staging of The December Democratic presidential debate, then I am very happy to stand with workers.

  5. Armando Hernandez:

    I knew the dogs were there. I knew the neighbor, we had an argument about it just last week and he just didnt take care of his dogs properly. He could have prevented this.

Images & Illustrations of properly

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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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