proper to

Definition of proper to

formal

  1. :  belonging to or suited to (something) Are such violent emotions proper to poetry?

Word by Word Definitions

properplay
  1. :  referring to one individual only

    :  belonging to one :  own

    :  appointed for the liturgy of a particular day

  1. :  the parts of the Mass that vary according to the liturgical calendar

    :  the part of a missal or breviary containing the proper of the Mass and the offices proper to the holy days of the liturgical year

  1. :  in a thorough manner :  completely


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