What does rightful mean?

Definitions for rightful
ˈraɪt fəlright·ful

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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"


  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

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  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

Examples of rightful in a Sentence

  1. Jodie Johnson:

    It was on his heart to make sure it got back to the rightful owner.

  2. Rich Scobee:

    We have to take a rightful place as leaders in space. We can't let that go.

  3. Robert De Niro:

    I can speak from first-hand experience about 'SNL's' rightful place in our culture.

  4. Laurence J. Peter:

    Men now monopolize the upper levels depriving women of their rightful share of opportunities for incompetence.

  5. Real Live Preacher, Real Live Preacher weblog, 05-01-05:

    Dignity comes not from control, but from understanding who you are and taking your rightful place in the world.

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