What does rightful mean?

Definitions for rightfulˈraɪt fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rightful(a)(adj)

    legally valid

    "a rightful inheritance"

  2. true(a), lawful, rightful(a)(adj)

    having a legally established claim

    "the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king"

Wiktionary

  1. rightful(Adjective)

    By right, by law.

    Who shall pull this sword from the stone is rightful king of England.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rightful(adj)

    righteous; upright; just; good; -- said of persons

  2. Rightful(adj)

    consonant to justice; just; as, a rightful cause

  3. Rightful(adj)

    having the right or just claim according to established laws; being or holding by right; as, the rightful heir to a throne or an estate; a rightful king

  4. Rightful(adj)

    belonging, held, or possessed by right, or by just claim; as, a rightful inheritance; rightful authority

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rightful in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rightful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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