rightfully
adverb see rightful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Rightfully — Right ful*ly, adv. According to right or justice. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rightfully — index as a matter of right, duly, fairly (impartially) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rightfully — adverb a) In accordance with what is right or just; fairly. Ne euer will it breake, ne euer bend. / Wherefore Morddure it rightfully is hight. b) Rightly, correctly …   Wiktionary

  • rightfully — adv. Rightfully is used with these verbs: ↑claim, ↑deserve, ↑earn …   Collocations dictionary

  • rightfully — rightful ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a legitimate right to something. 2) legitimately claimed; fitting. DERIVATIVES rightfully adverb rightfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • rightfully — adverb by right (Freq. 2) baseball rightfully is the nation s pastime • Syn: ↑truly • Derived from adjective: ↑true (for: ↑truly), ↑rightful …   Useful english dictionary

  • rightfully — See rightful. * * * …   Universalium

  • rightfully — Synonyms and related words: appropriately, as is proper, as is right, by right, by rights, condignly, correctly, deservedly, disinterestedly, dispassionately, duly, equally, equitably, evenly, fair, fairly, fittingly, impartially, impersonally,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rightfully — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. lawfully, legally, legitimately, justly, fairly, properly, truly, equitably, honestly, impartially, fittingly, in all conscience, as is fitting, in equity, by right, by rights, in reason, dispassionately, objectively,… …   English dictionary for students

  • rightfully — adv. lawfully, legitimately; justly, honestly; appropriately, properly …   English contemporary dictionary

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