HyperDic: properly

English > 3 senses of the word properly:
ADVERBallproperly, decently, decent, rightin the right manner
allproperly, precisely, exactly, justindicating exactness or preciseness
allproperly, appropriately, suitably, fittingly, befittingly, fitly, dulyin an appropriate manner
properly > pronunciation
Soundspraa'perliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > properly: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn the right manner.
Example"please do your job properly!"
Synonymsdecently, decent, right
OppositeimproperlyIn an improper way
Adjectivespropermarked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
properappropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs
English > properly: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIndicating exactness or preciseness.
Synonymsprecisely, exactly, just
Spanishexactamente, precisamente
Catalanjust
English > properly: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn an appropriate manner.
Synonymsappropriately, suitably, fittingly, befittingly, fitly, duly
Oppositeinappropriately, unsuitablyIn an inappropriate manner
Spanishapropiadamente, convenientemente, propiamente
Catalanapropiadament
Adjectivespropermarked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
properappropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs

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