English adjective: proper
|1.||proper marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness|
|Samples||Proper medical treatment.|
|Similar||becoming, comely, comme il faut, correct, correct, decent, decorous, fitting, halal, kosher, priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, right, right, seemly, square-toed, straight-laced, straightlaced, strait-laced, straitlaced, tight-laced, victorian|
|See also||appropriate, correct, decent, decorous, right, right|
|Attribute||correctitude, properness, propriety|
|2.||proper having all the qualities typical of the thing specified|
|Samples||Wanted a proper dinner; not just a snack.|
He finally has a proper job.
|3.||proper limited to the thing specified|
|Samples||The city proper.|
His claim is connected with the deed proper.
|4.||proper appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs|
|Samples||Everything in its proper place.|
The right man for the job.
She is not suitable for the position.