What does rightly mean?

Definitions for rightly
ˈraɪt liright·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rightly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rightly, justly, justifiedly(adverb)

    with honesty

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

Wiktionary

  1. rightly(Adverb)

    Aright, in a right manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rightly(adverb)

    straightly; directly; in front

    Etymology: [AS. richtlice.]

  2. Rightly(adverb)

    according to justice; according to the divine will or moral rectitude; uprightly; as, duty rightly performed

    Etymology: [AS. richtlice.]

  3. Rightly(adverb)

    properly; fitly; suitably; appropriately

    Etymology: [AS. richtlice.]

  4. Rightly(adverb)

    according to truth or fact; correctly; not erroneously; exactly

    Etymology: [AS. richtlice.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rightly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2899

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rightly' in Adverbs Frequency: #348

How to pronounce rightly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say rightly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rightly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rightly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of rightly in a Sentence

  1. Ashley Alder:

    We are at an inflection point, there is a new conversation between prudential regulators, who are rightly focused on fire-proofing banks, and market regulators, who deal with different concerns.

  2. El Hillo:

    So it is safe to assume that more people will be heading to Europe, and rightly so, because the countries that have so generously been hosting these refugees – Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Turkey, Egypt - are also reaching  - in the case of some of them - a breaking point.

  3. Mark Carney:

    It will pass, the medical situation will pass. With time there will be a vaccine, the spread of the virus will be arrested. We don't know exactly what that period of time is, nor do the expert epidemiologists, they talk in terms of scenarios and probabilities, quite rightly so, we have the resilience in the system that has been built up over a decade that can withstand all of those scenarios.

  4. Cicero:

    What we call pleasure, and rightly so is the absence of all pain.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    I'm representing a tremendous many, many millions of people. i think that would be an absolute disaster. I think the people would quite rightly revolt. The way to beat Donald Trump is at the ballot box.

Images & Illustrations of rightly

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