Synonyms of proper in English:

proper


See definition of proper

adjective

1‘Dan hadn't had a proper job for over ten years’

SYNONYMS
real, genuine, actual, true, bona fide
informal kosher

2‘they didn't apply through the proper channels’

SYNONYMS
right, correct, accepted, orthodox, conventional, established, official, formal, regular, acceptable
appropriate, suitable, fitting, apt, due
de règle
archaic meet
ANTONYMS

inappropriate, wrong

3‘her parents' view of what was proper for a well-bred girl’

SYNONYMS
respectable, decorous, seemly, decent, refined, ladylike, gentlemanly, genteel
formal, conventional, correct, orthodox, polite, punctilious, sedate, modest, demure, virtuous
becoming, befitting, fit, done
comme il faut
ANTONYMS

improper, unconventional

4‘you've made a proper fool of yourself’

SYNONYMS
complete, absolute, real, perfect, total, thorough, thoroughgoing, utter, out-and-out, positive, unmitigated, consummate
British informal right
Australian, New Zealand informal fair
archaic arrant

5‘the formalities proper to her age and position’

SYNONYMS
belonging, relating, pertaining, related, relevant, unique, peculiar
associated with