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correct; suitable; just; complete (Slang)


proper
\prop"er\, adv. properly; hence, to a great degree; very; as, proper good. [colloq & vulgar]
proper
\prop"er\ (?), a. [oe. propre, f. propre, fr. l. proprius. cf. appropriate.]
1. belonging to one; one's own; individual. "his proper good" [i. e., his own possessions]. "my proper son." now learn the difference, at your proper cost, betwixt true valor and an empty boast.
2. belonging to the natural or essential constitution; peculiar; not common; particular; as, every animal has his proper instincts and appetites. those high and peculiar attributes which constitute our proper humanity.
3. befitting one's nature, qualities, etc.; suitable in all respect; appropriate; right; fit; decent; as, water is the proper element for fish; a proper dress. the proper study of mankind is man. in athens all was pleasure, mirth, and play, all proper to the spring, and sprightly may.
4. becoming in appearance; well formed; handsome. [archaic] "thou art a proper man." moses was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child. xi. 23.
5. pertaining to one of a species, but not common to the whole; not appellative; -- opposed to common; as, a proper name; dublin is the proper name of a city.
6. rightly so called; strictly considered; as, greece proper; the garden proper.
7. (her.) represented in its natural color; -- said of any object used as a charge.

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Proper may refer to:

Mathematics
  • Proper map, in topology, a property of continuous function between topological spaces, if inverse images of compact subsets are compact
  • Proper morphism, in algebraic geometry, an analogue of a proper map for algebraic varieties
  • Proper transfer function, a transfer function in control theory in which the degree of the numerator does not exceed the degree of the denominator
  • Proper equilibrium, in game theory, a refinement of the Nash equilibrium
  • Proper subset
  • Proper space

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decorus, verus, idoneus, decet, commodus, iustus honestus

Adjective
1. marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"
(antonym) improper
(similar) becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly
(see-also) appropriate
(attribute) propriety, properness, correctitude
2. limited to the thing specified; "the city proper"; "his claim is connected with the deed proper"
(synonym) proper(ip)
(similar) specific
3. appropriate for a condition or occasion; "everything in its proper place"; "the right man for the job"; "she is not suitable for the position"
(synonym) right, suitable
(similar) appropriate
4. having all the qualities typical of the thing specified; "wanted a proper dinner; not just a snack"; "he finally has a proper job"
(synonym) proper(a)
(similar) real(a)


adj., cóir, cuibhe

Addas = a. meet, suitable, proper Cymhwys = a. of equal weight; suitable, proper, convenient Cymmesur = a. suitable, proper Ymgymhwyso = v. to render one's self proper

(adv.)
Properly; hence, to a great degree; very; as, proper good.
   (a.)
Rightly so called; strictly considered; as, Greece proper; the garden proper.
   (a.)
Represented in its natural color; -- said of any object used as a charge.
   (a.)
Pertaining to one of a species, but not common to the whole; not appellative; -- opposed to common; as, a proper name; Dublin is the proper name of a city.
   (a.)
Belonging to the natural or essential constitution; peculiar; not common; particular; as, every animal has his proper instincts and appetites.
   (a.)
Belonging to one; one's own; individual.
   (a.)
Befitting one's nature, qualities, etc.; suitable in all respect; appropriate; right; fit; decent; as, water is the proper element for fish; a proper dress.
   (a.)
Becoming in appearance; well formed; handsome.
  

fine, excellent

make a complete fool of


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