What is another word for rightly?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈa͡ɪtli] (IPA)

There are plenty of synonyms for the word "rightly", which means accurately or correctly. Some alternatives include "appropriately", "justly", "rightfully", "properly", "adequately", "exactly", "precisely", "truthfully", "factually", "honestly", "righteously", "reasonably", "fairly", "uprightly", and "morally". Each of these words conveys a slightly different nuance, but they all share the central idea of being correct or accurate. Depending on the context, one of these synonyms might be a better fit than "rightly", so it's always worth considering the subtle differences in meaning.

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What are the hypernyms for Rightly?

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What are the opposite words for rightly?

The term 'rightly' refers to something that is correct or justifiable. Its antonyms include 'wrongly,' which refers to something that is inaccurate or incorrect, 'unjustly,' which means to behave in an unfair or wrongful way, 'improperly,' which means not following the appropriate guidelines, and 'inappropriately,' which refers to something that is unsuitable or not fitting the situation. These antonyms convey a sense of being incorrect or not conforming to standards of righteousness. When using language, it is essential to consider the antonyms of the words we use to ensure that we are communicating the intended message effectively.

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Usage examples for Rightly

The knowledge that Joseph's elevation was providential must have helped him at that time, now many years ago, to think rightly of his own.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Aye, I know rightly, but ye know I mane no harm, don't ye?
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
It's a good thing, rightly used.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Rightly

  • My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
    Alvin Adams
  • Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
    Theodor Adorno
  • Everyone who understands the nature of God rightly necessarily knows that God is to be believed and hoped in, that he is to be loved and called upon, and to be heard in all things.
    William Ames
  • Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
  • Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

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