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Truly what something is said or regarded to be; genuine,
  1. Truly what something is said or regarded to be; genuine
    • - she's never had a proper job
    • - a proper meal
  2. Strictly so called; in its true form
    • - some of the dos and don'ts in espionage proper
  3. Used as an intensifier, often in derogatory contexts
    • - she looked like a proper harlot
  4. Of the required type; suitable or appropriate
    • - an artist needs the proper tools
  5. According to what is correct or prescribed for a particular situation or thing
    • - they had not followed the proper procedures
  6. According to or respecting recognized social standards or conventions; respectable, esp. excessively so
    • - her parents' view of what was proper for a well-bred girl
    • - a very prim and proper Swiss lady
  7. Belonging or relating exclusively or distinctively to; particular to
    • - the two elephant types proper to Africa and to southern Asia
  8. (of a psalm, lesson, prayer, etc.) Appointed for a particular day, occasion, or season

  9. Belonging to oneself or itself; own
    • - to judge with my proper eyes
  10. In the natural colors

  11. (of a person) Good-looking
    • - he is a proper youth!
  12. Denoting a subset or subgroup that does not constitute the entire set or group, esp. one that has more than one element

  1. The part of a church service that varies with the season or festival

  1. Satisfactorily or correctly
    • - my eyes were all blurry and I couldn't see proper
  2. Thoroughly
    • - I had been fooled good and proper

  1. marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"
  2. proper(a): having all the qualities typical of the thing specified; "wanted a proper dinner; not just a snack"; "he finally has a proper job"
  3. appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs; "everything in its proper place"; "the right man for the job"; "she is not suitable for the position"
  4. (properly) in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"
  5. (properly) by rights: with reason or justice
  6. (properness) propriety: correct or appropriate behavior
  7. In control theory, a proper transfer function is a transfer function in which the degree of the numerator does not exceed the degree of the denominator.
  8. In heraldry, tinctures are the colours used to emblazon a coat of arms. These can be divided into several categories including light tinctures called metals, dark tinctures called colours, nonstandard colours called stains, furs, and "proper". ...
  9. The Proper (Latin proprium) is a part of the Christian liturgy that varies according to the date, either representing an observance within the Liturgical Year, or of a particular saint or significant event. ...
  10. Suitable. Suited or acceptable to the purpose or circumstances; fit, suitable. [from 13th c.] Following the established standards of behavior or manners; correct or decorous. [from 18th c.]; Possessed, related. (grammar) Used to designate a particular person, place, or thing. ...
  11. (properness) Excellence, quality; The state or condition of being proper; propriety; The state or condition of being proper (of a proper fraction, proper subset, etc.)
  12. a liturgical genre is proper if its text changes from one day to the next. In the mass, the musical items of the proper are the introit, gradual, alleluia, offertory, and communion. A table of items from the mass is available.
  13. Represented in its natural color. Said of charges; as, "a lion proper."
  14. Refers to a cube that contains exactly the minimum requirements for that class of cube. i.e. a proper simple or pantriagonal magic cube would contain no magic squares, a proper diagonal magic cube would contain exactly 3m plus 6 simple magic squares, etc. ...
  15. to denote the natural and proper color of an object
  16. Term used for the connecting train which a driver is supposed to take back to his home station after having driven a train out of the home station.
  17. absolute; thorough; complete: e.g., He made a proper galah of himself in front of everybody when he tripped and fell.
  18. name, in which case it must be capitalized.  The species name for Red Maple is rubrum.
  19. Let $A$ be a subset of $M$, a metric space. If $A$ is neither the empty set nor is it $M$, then $A$ is a proper subset of $M$.
  20. Fit; correct; reasonably sufficient. That which is well adapted or appropriate.
  21. the part of a liturgy -- especially Mass -- that is specific to a feast day
  22. Proper just means colored in whatever color you would most likely find the object in the real world.
  23. In sets with mostly mixed-gender couples, lining up before a contra dance so all the men are in the left-hand line and all the women are in the right-hand line from the dancers' point of view looking toward the top of the set. ...
  24. Due to scene rules, whoever releases the first Telesync has won that race (for example). But if the quality of that release is fairly poor, if another group has another telesync (or the same source in higher quality) then the tag PROPER is added to the folder to avoid being duped. ...