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right·ly

 (rīt′lē)
adv.
1. In a correct manner; properly: act rightly.
2. With honesty; justly.
3. Informal Really: I don't rightly know.

rightly

(ˈraɪtlɪ)
adv
1. in accordance with the facts; correctly
2. in accordance with principles of justice or morality
3. with good reason; justifiably: he was rightly annoyed with her.
4. properly or suitably; appropriately: rightly dressed for a wedding.
5. (used with a negative) informal with certainty; positively or precisely (usually in the phrases I don't rightly know, I can't rightly say)

right•ly

(ˈraɪt li)

adv.
1. in accordance with truth or fact; correctly: if I understand rightly.
2. in accordance with morality or equity.
3. properly; suitably: rightly dressed.
4. Informal. with certainty; positively: I don't rightly know.
[before 900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.rightly - with honesty; "he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time"
Translations
بِحَقٍّبصورةٍ صَحيحَه أو دَقيقَهبصورةٍ مُبَرَّرَه
správněprávempřesně
med retterigtigt
oikein
ispravno
rétt, nákvæmlegaréttilega, réttlátlega
正しく
올바르게
pravilnoupravičeno
rätt
อย่างถูกต้องและยุติธรรม
đúng đắn

rightly

[ˈraɪtlɪ] ADV
1. (= correctly) [fear, suspect] → con razón; [assume] → sin equivocarse; [act, behave] → correctamente, bien
they rightly feared that she had caught tuberculosisse temían, y con razón, que había cogido tuberculosis
the credit for this achievement rightly belongs to herel mérito por este logro le pertenece a ella con todas las de la ley or en justicia le pertenece a ella
as she rightly points out, more research is neededcomo muy bien ella señala, hace falta una mayor investigación
he rightly points out that these problems are connectedseñala con acierto or con razón que estos problemas están relacionados
quite rightlycon toda la razón
if I remember rightlysi mal no recuerdo, si no me falla la memoria
as he (so) rightly saidcomo bien dijo él ...
2. (= justifiably) → con (toda la) razón
they are rightly regarded as the best in the worldse les considera, con (toda la) razón, los mejores del mundo
and rightly soy con (toda la) razón
her colleagues were rightly upset by her dismissalsus colegas estaban disgustados por su dimisión y con razónsus colegas estaban, con toda justificación, disgustados por su dimisión
rightly or wronglycon razón o sin ella, justa o injustamente
3. (= really)
I don't rightly knowno sé exactamente
I can't rightly sayno lo puedo decir con seguridad

rightly

[ˈraɪtli] adv
(= with reason) → à juste titre
She rightly decided not to go → Elle a décidé, à juste titre, de ne pas y aller.
(= accurately) → bien, correctement
if I remember rightly → si je me souviens bienright-minded [ˌraɪtˈmaɪndɪd] adjsensé(e)

rightly

adv
(= correctly)richtig; he said, rightly, that …er sagte sehr richtig, dass …; quite rightlyganz recht; they are rightly regarded as …sie werden zu Recht als … angesehen; if I remember rightlywenn ich mich recht erinnere
(= justifiably)mit or zu Recht; rightly or wronglyob das nun richtig ist oder nicht; and rightly sound zwar mit Recht
(form, = properly) → richtig; willpower can achieve great things when rightly appliedrichtig eingesetzt, kann Willenskraft große Dinge erreichen
(inf: = really) → wirklich; I can’t rightly sayich kann es wirklich nicht sagen; I don’t rightly knowich weiß nicht genau

rightly

[ˈraɪtlɪ] adv (correctly) → correttamente; (with reason) → a ragione, giustamente
I don't rightly know → non so di preciso
if I remember rightly → se mi ricordo bene
rightly or wrongly → a torto o a ragione

right

(rait) adjective
1. on or related to the side of the body which in most people has the more skilful hand, or to the side of a person or thing which is toward the east when that person or thing is facing north (opposite to left). When I'm writing, I hold my pen in my right hand.
2. correct. Put that book back in the right place; Is that the right answer to the question?
3. morally correct; good. It's not right to let thieves keep what they have stolen.
4. suitable; appropriate. He's not the right man for this job; When would be the right time to ask him?
noun
1. something a person is, or ought to be, allowed to have, do etc. Everyone has the right to a fair trial; You must fight for your rights; You have no right to say that.
2. that which is correct or good. Who's in the right in this argument?
3. the right side, part or direction. Turn to the right; Take the second road on the right.
4. in politics, the people, group, party or parties holding the more traditional beliefs etc.
adverb
1. exactly. He was standing right here.
2. immediately. I'll go right after lunch; I'll come right down.
3. close. He was standing right beside me.
4. completely; all the way. The bullet went right through his arm.
5. to the right. Turn right.
6. correctly. Have I done that right?; I don't think this sum is going to turn out right.
verb
1. to bring back to the correct, usually upright, position. The boat tipped over, but righted itself again.
2. to put an end to and make up for something wrong that has been done. He's like a medieval knight, going about the country looking for wrongs to right.
interjection
I understand; I'll do what you say etc. `I want you to type some letters for me.' `Right, I'll do them now.'
righteous (ˈraitʃəs) adjective
1. (of anger etc) justifiable. righteous indignation.
2. living a good moral life. a righteous man.
3. good; morally right. a righteous action.
ˈrighteously adverb
ˈrighteousness noun
ˈrightful adjective
proper; correct; that ought to be or has a right to be something. He is the rightful king of this country.
ˈrightfully adverb
It rightfully belongs to me, although she has it at the moment.
ˈrightly adverb
1. justly, justifiably; it is right, good or just that (something is the case). He was punished for his stupidity and rightly: Rightly or wrongly she refused to speak to him.
2. correctly; accurately. They rightly assumed that he would refuse to help.
ˈrightness noun
the state of being good or morally correct. They believe in the rightness of their cause.
righto, right-oh (raitˈou) interjection
right. Right-oh! I'll come now.
rights noun plural
the legal right given in return for a sum of money to produce eg a film from a book. He has sold the film rights of his new book to an American company.
right angle
an angle of ninety degrees, like any of the four angles in a square.
ˈright-angled adjective
having a right angle. a right-angled triangle.
ˈright-hand adjective
1. at the right; to the right of something else. the top right-hand drawer of my desk.
2. towards the right. a right-hand bend in the road.
ˌright-ˈhanded adjective
(of people) using the right hand more easily than the left, eg for writing. The majority of people are right-handed.
right wing
the members of a political party who hold more traditional opinions. He's on the right wing of the Labour Party.
adjective
(ˌright-ˈwing) (having opinions which are) of this sort.
ˌright-ˈwinger noun
by right(s)
rightfully. By rights, I ought to be in charge of this department.
get/keep on the right side of
to make (someone) feel, or continue to feel, friendly or kind towards oneself. If you want a pay rise, you'd better get on the right side of the boss.
get right
to understand, do, say etc (something) correctly. Did I get the answer right?
go right
to happen as expected, wanted or intended; to be successful or without problems. Nothing ever goes right for him.
not in one's right mind, not (quite) right in the head
(slightly) mad. He can't be in his right mind – making incredible suggestions like that!
put right
1. to repair; to remove faults etc in (something). There is something wrong with this kettle – can you put it right?
2. to put an end to or change (something that is wrong). You've made a mistake in that sum – you'd better put it right.
3. to put (a watch, clock etc) to the correct time.
4. to correct (someone who has made a mistake). I thought the meeting was at 2.30, but he put me right.
5. to make healthy again. That medicine will soon put you right.
put/set to rights
to put back into the correct order, state etc. The room was in a dreadful mess, and it took us the whole day to set it to rights.
right away
immediately; at once.
right-hand man
a person's most trusted and useful assistant.
right now
immediately.
right of way
1. the right of the public to use a path that goes across private property.
2. (ˌright-of-ˈway – plural ˈrights-of-ˈway) a road or path over private land, along which the public have a right to walk.
3. the right of one car etc to move first eg when crossing a cross-roads, or going round a roundabout. It was your fault that our cars crashed – I had right of way.
serve right
to be the punishment deserved by. If you fall and hurt yourself, it'll serve you right for climbing up there when I told you not to.

rightly

بِحَقٍّ správně rigtigt richtig σωστά con razón oikein à juste titre ispravno correttamente 正しく 올바르게 juist riktig słusznie corretamente правильно rätt อย่างถูกต้องและยุติธรรม adalete uygun olarak đúng đắn 正当地
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I have no fears for you, yet I am anxious that you should take this trouble rightly.
It was in March, if I remember rightly, and a terrible muddy, raw spell, with the roads bad for hauling her things to town.
The lovers were profiting by the general conversation on Mexico to speak in whispers of matters which they rightly considered were interesting to no one but themselves.
there we were thrown off the scent, and might, indeed, have lost the trail, had it not been for Uncas; we took the path, however, that led into the wilderness; for we judged, and judged rightly, that the savages would hold that course with their prisoners.
One,--John Swinnerton by name,--who appears to have been a man of eminence, upheld it, if we have rightly understood his terms of art, to be a case of apoplexy.
Nothing, if I rightly call to mind, was left of my respected predecessor, save an imperfect skeleton, and some fragments of apparel, and a wig of majestic frizzle, which, unlike the head that it once adorned, was in very satisfactory preservation.
We went straight to the lake, as it was called at Bly, and I daresay rightly called, though I reflect that it may in fact have been a sheet of water less remarkable than it appeared to my untraveled eyes.
For though the harpooneers, with the great body of the crew, were a far more barbaric, heathenish, and motley set than any of the tame merchant-ship companies which my previous experiences had made me acquainted with, still I ascribed this --and rightly ascribed it --to the fierce uniqueness of the very nature of that wild Scandinavian vocation in which I had so abandonedly embarked.
rightly named," he said; "hath not God made thee an evangel to me?
Perhaps we should be more susceptible to some influences important to our intellectual and moral growth, if the sun had shone and the wind blown on us a little less; and no doubt it is a nice matter to proportion rightly the thick and thin skin.
Why, dear me,ANY kind of royalty, howsoever modified, ANY kind of aristocracy, howsoever pruned, is rightly an insult; but if you are born and brought up under that sort of arrangement you probably never find it out for yourself, and don't believe it when somebody else tells you.
If I remember rightly it only occupied a couple of hours, therefore I judge that the distance was very little, if any, over fifty miles.