Definition of properly
- behaving properly
- trying to get the system to work properly
- "Oh yes, I am not at all ashamed of it. I would have everybody marry if they can do it properly."
- —Jane Austen
- It might more properly be termed a musical device than a musical form.
- —Aaron Copland
- Scoop out the seeds (properly called arils, a botanical term that includes the tiny actual seeds and the juicy, edible pulp around them).
- —David Karp