Rightful

Right"ful

(?), a. 1. Righteous; upright; just; good; -- said of persons. [Obs.] Chaucer.
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2. Consonant to justice; just; as, a rightful cause.
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3. Having the right or just claim according to established laws; being or holding by right; as, the rightful heir to a throne or an estate; a rightful king.
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4. Belonging, held, or possessed by right, or by just claim; as, a rightful inheritance; rightful authority.
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Syn. -- Just; lawful; true; honest; equitable; proper.
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