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Definitions and Synonyms of properly | Another word for properly | What is properly?

Definition 1: in the right manner; correctly; suitably - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where properly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

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Definition 2: in accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where properly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was appropriately dressed
  • If you don't behave properly, you'll have to leave!
  • I met the junior senator from Illinois and I was duly impressed

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Definition 3: indicating exactness or preciseness - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where properly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do
  • it was just as he said--the jewel was gone
  • it has just enough salt
  • Properly speaking, all true work is religion.

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