Results for proper

Definitions of proper:

part of speech: adjective

Fit or suitable; correct; as, proper language; appropriate; as, proper dress; relating to the nature of a certain person or thing; as, a proper noun: opposite to common; peculiar.

part of speech: adjective

Fit; suitable; agreeing; correct; becoming; decent; such as should be; peculiar; not common; pert. to one only of a species; in gram., applied to such names as John Smith, London, Edinburgh, as opposed to man, city; in astron., the real motion of the sun and stars, as opposed to their apparent motion.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

One's own: naturally or essentially belonging: peculiar: belonging to only one of a species ( as a name): natural: suitable: correct: just: right: becoming: ( B.) comely, pretty.

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