Definition of Rightfully

1. Adverb. By right. "Baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime"

Exact synonyms: Truly
Partainyms: Rightful, True



Definition of Rightfully

1. adv. According to right or justice.

Definition of Rightfully

1. Adverb. In accordance with what is right or just; fairly. ¹

2. Adverb. Rightly, correctly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rightfully

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rightfully

righteo
righteous
righteoused
righteousing
righteously
righteousness
righteousnesses
righter
righter than rain
righters
rightest
righteye flounder
righteyed flounder
rightful
rightful(a)
rightfully (current term)
rightfulness
rightfulnesses
righthand
righthanded
righthander
rightie
righties
righting
righting reflexes
rightings
rightio
rightish
rightism
rightisms

Literary usage of Rightfully

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Agency: Including Not Only a Discussion of the by Floyd Russell Mechem (1914)
"Agency rightfully Terminated. § 1541. When agency may be terminated without liability.—In using the expressions rightfully and wrongfully terminated, ..."

2. The Law of Railways: Embracing Corporations, Eminent Domain, Contracts by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1869)
"And if bound to fence against others' land, it extends only to those cattle rightfully upon such land. 3. Company may agree with land-owner to fence, ..."

3. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1920)
"Party who seeks to recover money must rightfully be entitled thereto. An action for money had and received can be brought only by one who shows that he is ..."

4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1870)
"... at the same tune, he admitted that his release could not be rightfully demanded on that account under the law of nations, because he had not renounced ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"Huss had been rightfully burned for heresy. But this pitiful course did not secure his liberation nor decrease the likelihood of his condemnation. ..."

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