rightly

Definitions

  • Right and Wrong Ways of Perpendicular Chiseling
    Right and Wrong Ways of Perpendicular Chiseling
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv rightly with honesty "he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

MIGHT IS RIGHT MIGHT IS RIGHT
A Cossack Rode Right up to Him and Lashed Him over The Back 258 A Cossack Rode Right up to Him and Lashed Him over The Back 258
Showing portico on the left and rotunda on the right Showing portico on the left and rotunda on the right
"They denied the right of suffrage to wimmen and give it to the Injuns." "They denied the right of suffrage to wimmen and give it to the Injuns."
"If Uncle Sam could have me right by him to tell him the reason." "If Uncle Sam could have me right by him to tell him the reason."
all Right, Boss; Dats a Go' 052 all Right, Boss; Dats a Go' 052
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: India has a Bill of Rights for cows
    • Rightly According to justice; according to the divine will or moral rectitude; uprightly; as, duty rightly performed.
    • Rightly According to truth or fact; correctly; not erroneously; exactly. "I can not rightly say.""Thou didst not rightly see."
    • Rightly Properly; fitly; suitably; appropriately. "Eve rightly called, Mother of all mankind."
    • Rightly Straightly; directly; in front.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Singer Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State anthem
    • rightly In a straight or right line; directly.
    • rightly According to justice, duty, or the divine will; uprightly; honestly; virtuously.
    • rightly Properly; fitly; suitably: as, a person rightly named.
    • rightly According to truth or fact; not erroneously; correctly: as, he has rightly conjectured.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first state to give the right to women to vote was Wyoming
    • adv Rightly uprightly: suitably: not erroneously
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Quotations

  • Henry Ford
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    “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!”
  • A. W. Tozer
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    “To be right with God has often meant to be in trouble with men.”
  • King Jr. Martin Luther
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    “The time is always right to do what is right.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.”
  • Aristophanes
    Aristophanes
    “These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can't live with them, or without them.”
  • English Proverb
    English Proverb
    “Two wrongs do not make a right.”

Idioms

Dead right - This means that something or someone is absolutely correct, without doubt.
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Even a broken clock is right twice a day - This is used when people get lucky and are undeservedly successful.('Even a stopped clock is right twice a day' is also used.)
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Heart in the right place - If someone's heart is in the right place, they are good and kind, though they might not always appear to be so.
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Hit the right note - If you hit the right note, you speak or act in a way that has a positive effect on people.('Strike the right note' is also used.)
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Left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing - If the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing, then communication within a company, organisation, group, etc, is so bad that people don't know what the others are doing.
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On the right foot - If you start something or set off on the right foot, you get off to a good start.
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Right as rain - If things are right as rain, then everything is going well in your life.
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Right church, wrong pew - Right church, wrong pew means that someone is very nearly right, but someting is wrong.
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Right out of the blocks - This means immediately; at the very beginning. It describes a sprinter blasting out of the starting blocks at the beginning of a short distance race (e.g., 100-yard dash, 50-yard dash).
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Right royal - (UK) A right royal night out would be an extremely exciting, memorable and fun one.
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Right up my alley - If something is right up your alley, it suits you perfectly.
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Right up your street - If something is ideal for you, it is right up your street.
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Tick all the right boxes - To meet or fit the criteria or expectations. For example, "This product ticked all the right boxes for me", or "That applicant's interview didn't go so well; it didn't tick any of my boxes".
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. richtlice,

Usage

In literature:

I'll spell it "i-e"; and if it's right, then I'm right, and if it's wrong, then I'm funny.
"Second Plays" by A. A. Milne
There's a few things we ask of a lumber-jack, and if he fulfils 'em right he can go right on living.
"The Man in the Twilight" by Ridgwell Cullum
Apparently she was going to "take" Vincent the right way.
"The Brimming Cup" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
He delayed speaking, anxious to say the right word, to meet the plea in the right spirit.
"A Hoosier Chronicle" by Meredith Nicholson
They're corral broke and right well gentled now, half good stock anyway, and is due to be right free steppers.
"Heart's Desire" by Emerson Hough
The right of suffrage is the great right that guarantees all others.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
If it is a mere personal right, it can be enjoyed only by the owner of the right, and when he dies, the right dies with him.
"The Government Class Book" by Andrew W. Young
All right then, perhaps his mind had been right in refusing to take up the case.
"The Real Adventure" by Henry Kitchell Webster
My head's all right, and my limbs are all right.
"Verner's Pride" by Mrs. Henry Wood
And we fellows get just the right little sprinkle of family influence, too.
"The Other Girls" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
Then take the right fork and stick to it, and you'll ride right into Murphy's.
"Sundown Slim" by Henry Hubert Knibbs
Pappy ud hop right out er his bed en stick de fire shovel en de coals.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Den she looked at me right hard and said dat dey had better be jus' right.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
And Mrs. Tresslyn was quite sure that it would come out all right in the end.
"From the Housetops" by George Barr McCutcheon
A hundred yards to the right of the trail there was a small clump of undergrowth.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
As the commands stood, Smith's division on our left was at right angles to the York River Railroad, facing east, his right near Fair Oaks Station.
"From Manassas to Appomattox" by James Longstreet
I dare say the man isn't quite right mentally.
"Loaded Dice" by Ellery H. Clark
Crusts form in the right nostril and pain like a string extends from the right nostril to the ear of the same side and right ear is deaf.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
As he values his own rights, he begins to value the rights of others.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 1 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Lectures" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Society has the right to protect itself by imprisoning those who prey upon its interests; but it has no right to punish.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Discussions" by Robert G. Ingersoll
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In poetry:

"If rightly thou thyself address,
To use their proffer'd aid:
Still unallur'd by idleness,
By labor undismay'd;
"Sir Hornbook" by Thomas Love Peacock
She urged him day and night,
Would no denial take;
At length he said, I'll do her right,
For my own quiet sake.
"The Importunate Widow" by John Newton
Now, like crstallising salts,
All is seen confusion here;
But right soon it shall appear
Wisdom makes no faults:
"Chaos Crystallising" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
But the sun is one,
And the sun's name Right;
And when light is none
Saving of the sun,
All men shall have light.
"Christmas Antiphones" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Therefore, if my heart were right
I should sing out clear,
Sing aloud both day and night
Every month in the year!
"December 27, 1879" by George MacDonald
I envy now the happiness
Of those that are in light,
I hate the very name of bliss,
'Cause I have there no right.
"Of Hell And The Estate of Those Who Perish" by John Bunyan

In news:

Mayor Isaac Newton Bunting - right mayor for the right time in 1906.
Talk about the right place at the right time.
Come right in and step right up.
If Your Program Is Headed In The Right Direction, The Right Shock Package Might Be The Piece That Puts You Out Front.
You'd never get behind the wheel of a car drunk (right RIGHT?
Dania Maxwell/Staff Toni Hanko, left, drives 40-miles to get her twin daughter's Gina, right, and Sophia, off right, to school in Fort Myers.
One of these was taken in Reedsport, right outside my front door and the other two were taken at Ziolkouski Beach in Winchester Bay right after the sun set.
It's streaming right now and right here, Live from the Olympia in Paris.
When it comes to investing, often what seems right is wrong, and what seems wrong is right.
Move your right arm down until your hand is near your right hip.
Assistant to the President for Homeland Security John Brennan, right, discusses the swine flu emergency with administration officials Kathleen Sebelius, Rahm Emanuel (back right) and Mark Lippert.
Roodyvoo (right) showed he was in the right form for the Grand National Steeplechase next Saturday by winning the Koral Steeplechase.
Staff Sgt Armond Seaman (right) accepting a 20-pound coin from Yellow Ribbon club volunteer Tom McElwee (left), while Seaman's 5-year-old son Jordan (bottom right) watches the crowd.
West Michigan Whitecaps right-hander Jacob Turner, who hasn't pitched at Fifth Third Ballpark this season, was placed on the disabled list with stiffness in his right forearm.
Equipment reliability, uptime, and frontline productivity rely on having the right spare parts and tools available in the right quantity when the work order is scheduled.
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In science:

Conversely a right C -coaction can be viewed as a right A-module map ̺M : M → M ⊗ C thus providing a right C -comodule with the structure of an (A, C, ψ)-entwined module.
Galois-Type Extensions and Equivariant Projectivity
Fig. 16.— Radial profile of dark matter (top left), baryonic gas (top right) temperature (middle left), baryonic fraction (middle right), radial velocity for dark matter (bottom left) and gas (bottom right).
Constrained-Transport Magnetohydrodynamics with Adaptive-Mesh-Refinement in CHARM
E ⊗ WDn+1 )x the upper right vertical arrow is obtained from the upper left vertical arrow by multiplication of ⊗idWDm from the right, and the lower right vertical arrow is obtained from the lower left vertical arrow by multiplication of ⊗idWDm from the right.
Differential Geometry of Microlinear Frolicher Spaces IV-2
WDm from the right, and the lower right vertical arrow is the lower left vertical arrow multiplied by ⊗idWDm from the right.
Differential Geometry of Microlinear Frolicher Spaces IV-2
Similarly we have the left to right introducing new ions λ I0 + λ (cid:82) L flux across the right boundary of the channel is generated by ions leaving the right boundary x− (cid:101)P1 d x1 .
From Brownian Dynamics to Markov Chain: an Ion Channel Example
Upper left : standard ββ -decay with emission of two neutrinos ; Upper right : neutrinoless ββ 0ν -decay in the case of the exchange of a virtual Ma jorana neutrino ; Lower left : ββ 0ν -decay in the case of right handed weak coupling, Lower right : ββ 0ν -decay in the case of a Ma joron emission.
Review of double beta experiments
Tr( b∆R bδR ). +µ1Tr(τ2 bφT Here bQL(R) stands for the doublet of left(right)-handed quark superfields, bLL(R) stands for the doublet of left(right)-handed lepton superfields, bφu and bφd are the two bidoublet Higgs superfields, and b∆R and bδR the two right-handed triplet Higgs superfields.
Signatures of left-right symmetry at high energies
The algorithm for the unapplication of a single rule in left-to-right iterative fashion (see Kenstowicz and Kisseberth 1979) is as follows; note that during analysis, a left-to-right iterative rule is applied right-to-left.
Parsing Using Linearly Ordered Phonological Rules
However, this is changed in the Left-Right symmetric model because the existence of right-handed charged current 15 . C P can be violated by phases in the right-handed charge current.
CP Violation
In a right-shift, hs, s′ i is in F2 . A right-shift has the effect of shifting a sibling edge of Γ1 further right in the resulting graph.
Graph Interpolation Grammars as Context-Free Automata
If we measure the number of photons emitted outside the cavity, and if there are not dissipative phenomena, we will find only three possible results: two photons detected on the right and no one on the left, two photons detected on the left and no one on the right, one photon detected on the left and one on the right.
Input-Output Relations in Optical Cavities: a Simple Point of View
In π , we determine all the right-to-left maxima. A right-to-left maximum is an element πi which is larger than all the elements to its right, i.e., larger than all πj with j > i.
Permutations with restricted patterns and Dyck paths
A for a right linear topology, the C -adic topology T−C (A), and (A, T−C (A)) is a right linear topological R-ring. A right A-ideal I ⊳r A is open w.r.t. T−C (A) iff A/I is C -subgenerated.
Rational Modules for Corings
A right R-pairing P = (V , W ) is said to satisfy the (right ) α-condition, or is a right αpairing, if for every left R-module M , the canonical map αP M : W ⊗R M → HomR− (V , M ) is injective.
Rational Modules for Corings
Note also that H is a right H -comodule algebra with structure map ∆H and it turns out that, for every right H -module coalgebra C, the triple (H, H, C ) is a right-right Doi-Koppinen structure and M(H )C H = M[C,H ], the category of Doi’s [C, H ]modules introduced in .
Rational Modules for Corings
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