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properly

properly as in in the right manner
  • "correctly"
  • "suitably"
  • "please do your job properly!"
  • "can't you carry me decent?"

Synonyms

  • decentlyin a decent manner; in the right manner
  • decentin the right manner; socially or conventionally correct; in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion; conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; sufficiently clothed to see visitors or appear in public; observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress; meeting requirements
  • rightmake reparations or amends for; put in or restore to an upright position; regain an upright or proper position; make right or correct; an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; location near or direction toward the right side; the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right ; those who support political or social or economic conservatism; the hand that is on the right side of the body; a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east; anything in accord with principles of justice; (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing; precisely, exactly; immediately; exactly; toward or on the right; in the right manner; an interjection expressing agreement ; (Southern regional intensive) very; to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); in accordance with moral or social standards; in an accurate manner; being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north; free from error; socially right or correct; in conformance with justice or law or morality; correct in opinion or judgment; appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs; of or belonging to the political or intellectual right ; in or into a satisfactory condition; intended for the right hand; in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; having the axis perpendicular to the base; (of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward; (informal) very; most suitable or right for a particular purpose; precisely accurate
properly as in indicating exactness or preciseness
  • "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.--Thomas Carlyle"

Synonyms

  • preciselyindicating exactness or preciseness; in a precise manner; just as it should be
  • exactlyindicating exactness or preciseness; just as it should be; in a precise manner
  • justused especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting; fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience; free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; of moral excellence; and nothing more; indicating exactness or preciseness; only a moment ago; (used for emphasis) absolutely; only a very short time before; possibly (indicating a slight chance of something being true); exactly at this moment or the moment described; by a little
properly as in in accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances
  • "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"

Synonyms

  • appropriatelyin accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances
  • suitablyin accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances
  • fittinglyin accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances
  • befittinglyin accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances
  • fitlyin accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances
  • dulyin accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances