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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Characterized by appropriateness or suitability; fitting: the proper knife for cutting bread; not a proper moment for a joke.
  • adj. Called for by rules or conventions; correct: the proper form for a business letter.
  • adj. Strictly following rules or conventions, especially in social behavior; seemly: a proper lady; a proper gentleman.
  • adj. Belonging to one; own: restored to his proper shape by the magician.
  • adj. Characteristically belonging to the being or thing in question; peculiar: an optical effect proper to fluids.
  • adj. Being within the strictly limited sense, as of a term designating something: the town proper, excluding the suburbs.
  • adj. Ecclesiastical For use in the liturgy of a particular feast or season of the year.
  • adj. Mathematics Of or relating to a subset of a given set when the set has at least one element not in the subset.
  • adj. Worthy of the name; true: wanted a proper dinner, not just a snack.
  • adj. Out-and-out; thorough: a proper whipping.
  • ad. Thoroughly: beat the eggs good and proper.
  • n. Ecclesiastical The parts of the liturgy that vary according to the particular feast or season of the year.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Suitable.
  • adj. Possessed, related.
  • adj. Accurate, strictly applied.
  • ad. properly; thoroughly; completely
  • ad. properly
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Belonging to one; one's own; individual.
  • adj. Belonging to the natural or essential constitution; peculiar; not common; particular.
  • adj. Befitting one's nature, qualities, etc.; suitable in all respect; appropriate; right; fit; decent
  • adj. Becoming in appearance; well formed; handsome.
  • adj. Pertaining to one of a species, but not common to the whole; not appellative; -- opposed to common
  • adj. Rightly so called; strictly considered
  • adj. Represented in its natural color; -- said of any object used as a charge.
  • ad. Properly; hence, to a great degree; very.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Special; peculiar; belonging to a species or individual and to nothing else; springing from the peculiar nature of a given species or individual; particularly suited to or befitting one's nature; natural; original.
  • Belonging to one; one's own.
  • Fit; suitable; appropriate.
  • According to recognized usage; correct; just: as, a proper word; a proper expression.
  • Rightly so called, named, or described; taken in a strict sense: in this sense usually following the noun: as, the apes proper belong to the Old World; no shell-fish are fishes proper.
  • Decent; correct in behavior; respectable; such as should be: as, proper conduct.
  • Well-formed; good-looking; personable; handsome; also, physically strong or active.
  • In heraldry, having its natural color or colors: said of any object used as a bearing: thus, a coil of rope proper is represented brown, and the spiral lines of the cordage are indicated.
  • In liturgics, used only on a particular day or festival, or during a particular octave or season: as, the proper introit; a proper preface; proper psalms.
  • Fine; pretty: said ironically of what is absurd or objectionable.
  • Becoming; deserved.
  • Synonyms Particular, individual, specific.
  • 3 and Fitting, befitting, meet, seemly, becoming, legitimate.
  • n. That which is set apart to special or individual use.
  • n. A property in the logical sense.
  • Properly; very; exceedingly.
  • To appropriate.
  • To make proper; adorn.
  • In geometry, not figurative; not at infinity: as, proper points.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. having all the qualities typical of the thing specified
  • adj. marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
  • adj. limited to the thing specified
  • adj. appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs
  • Equivalent
    real    square-toed    decent    decorous    kosher    straight-laced    tight-laced    straightlaced    priggish    becoming   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    individual    peculiar    particular    appropriate    right    fit    decent    handsome    properly    very   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Cropper    Hopper    Popper    bopper    chopper    copper    cropper    dropper    hopper    improper   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    appropriate    new    suitable    sufficient    easily    learned    sap    wise    ever    useful