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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rightly, justly, justifiedlyadverb

    with honesty

    "he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time"

  2. justly, rightadverb

    in accordance with moral or social standards

    "that serves him right"; "do right by him"


  1. justlyadverb

    In a just or fair manner; rightfully.

  2. justlyadverb

    With a just or fair use of language; with good reason, properly.

  3. justlyadverb

    With great precision; accurately, exactly.


  1. justly

    The Ven. Justly Hill (bapt. 16 December 1781 – 18 March 1853) was the Archdeacon of Buckingham from 1825 until 1853. He was born at St Boniface parish, Bonchurch, Isle of Wight, the youngest son of Col. William Hill, who served as aide-de-camp to Count de Lipp in the Seven Years' War, and Elizabeth Popham (1744–1809), great-granddaughter of MP Alexander Popham. He was the younger brother of Capt. Henry Hill. He was educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford and ordained in 1806. He was Rector of Tingewick before being appointed Archdeacon of Buckingham on 7 September 1825. He died on .


  1. justly

    Justly is an adverb that means in a manner that is fair, righteous, or lawful. It refers to actions or behavior that aligns with what is morally right or deserved.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Justlyadjective

    in a just manner; in conformity to law, justice, or propriety; by right; honestly; fairly; accurately

  2. Etymology: [From Just, a.]

Editors Contribution

  1. justlyadverb

    In a just manner.

    The business paid the salary and wages of their employees as justly is was the right thing to do.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 30, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of justly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of justly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of justly in a Sentence

  1. Pope Francis:

    We must resolve now to live as nobly and as justly as possible, as we educate new generations not to turn their back on our 'neighbors' and everything around us, building a nation calls us to recognize that we must constantly relate to others, rejecting a mindset of hostility in order to adopt one of reciprocal subsidiarity in a constant effort to do our best.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Living beautifully and justly are the source of all joy and happiness.

  3. John Stuart Mill:

    A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

  4. Ryan Pack:

    The truth about insults: If somebody unjustly insults you it means nothing, except that maybe they're assholes, or maybe even they're incompetent, but if somebody justly insults you, then it means something.

  5. Justin Trudeau:

    We recognize that during his lifetime Chief Poundmaker was not treated justly nor showed the respect he deserved as a leader of his people, it is my sincere hope that, by coming together today and taking this important step together as equal partners, we can continue the important work of reconciling the past and renewing our relationship.

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