Proprietary vs Proprietarily - What's the difference?

proprietary | proprietarily |


As an adjective proprietary

is of or relating to property or ownership, as proprietary rights .

As a noun proprietary

is a proprietor or owner.

As an adverb proprietarily is

in a proprietary way.

proprietary

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or relating to property or ownership, as proprietary rights .
  • Of or relating to the quality of being an owner, as the proprietary class .
  • Created or manufactured exclusively by the owner of intellectual property rights, as with a patent or trade secret.
  • The continuous profitability of the company is based on its many proprietary products.
  • *
  • Privately owned, as a proprietary lake .
  • (of a, person) Possessive, jealous, or territorial.
  • Noun

    (proprietaries)
  • A proprietor or owner.
  • (Fuller)
  • A body of proprietors, taken collectively.
  • A monk who had reserved goods and belongings to himself, notwithstanding his renunciation of all at the time of profession.
  • proprietarily

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a proprietary way.