from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. In a proper manner; correctly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Rightly, correctly; in the right way or form.
- v. To make right; put right; arrange or treat properly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Rightly; correctly; in a right way or form; without mistake or crime.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rightly; in a right way or form; without error or fault.
- To or toward the right hand.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an accurate manner
Middle English, from Old English ariht : a-, on; see a-2 + riht, right; see right.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English ariȝt, ariht, from Old English āriht ("aright, properly"), from earlier *an riht, on riht ("rightly"), corresponding to a (prep.) + right. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English arighten, arihten ("to raise up"); and Middle English iriȝten, irihten, ȝerihten ("to make right, correct, erect"), from Old English ġerihtan ("to set right"), equivalent to a- + right. (Wiktionary)