rightly - definition and synonyms

 
 
adverb 

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/ˈraɪtli/
  1. 1
    for a good reason

    It was a vicious foul, and the referee rightly sent him off.

    quite rightly (=very rightly):

    Everyone is quite rightly concerned about what is going to happen now.

    and rightly so (=very rightly):

    The public is worried, and rightly so.

  2. 2
    correctly, or accurately
    as you rightly point out/say:

    There is a lot to be done, but as you rightly say, we must move carefully.

    if I remember rightly:

    He was driving his mum’s car, if I remember rightly.