Proper and Right


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Proper adjective – Being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard.
Usage example: there is really more than one proper way to pronounce that word in English

Right is a synonym for proper in fitting topic. In some cases you can use "Right" instead the word "Proper" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like quality, courtesy, polite, correct. popular alternative
Nearby Words: property, properly
Synonyms for Proper


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Right adjective – Being exactly as appears or as claimed.
Usage example: despite the name, New York's East River is a strait and not a right river

Proper is a synonym for right in appropriate topic. You can use "Proper" instead the word "Right" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as just, fair, fitting, courtesy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: righteous, rightful, righted, rightly, righting
Synonyms for Right

Things that words describes

girl proper girl right girl
character proper character right character
man proper man right man
word proper word right word
Other nouns: order, place, equipment, time, way, weapon, answer, age, timing, places, skills, weapons.

Both words in one sentence

  • Useful Notes / Bernard Law Montgomery In general, Monty preferred a slower and careful pace to set things up right and proper while the Americans were intent to more aggressively push.
  • In Stardust, all the heirs of Stormhold are trying to kill each other and this is right and proper.
  • Sergeant Bothari in the Vorkosigan Saga is an insane monster, knows that he's an insane monster, and is determined to raise his daughter Elena "right and proper."
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