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rightly; correctly; properly:
I want to set things aright.
Contemporary Examples

At best, the artist gives us a fine-grained picture of her subjects, a picture that allows us to see them aright.
Tears of Gaza: Why Context Matters Sigal Samuel September 24, 2012

Historical Examples

“We don’t know how to direct it aright, that is all,” said he.
A Book of Ghosts Sabine Baring-Gould

That same is to be blamed, neither hast thou done it aright.
Albert Durer T. Sturge Moore

But to comprehend it aright, you must know something of the curious internal structure of the thing operated upon.
Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville

I am sure she read me aright, and perceived that I was arguing against my own convictions.
A Day’s Ride Charles James Lever

And, it is also commanded in those denunciations that are uttered against such as do not perform it aright.
The Ordinance of Covenanting John Cunningham

“You were more fastidious once, if my memory serves me aright,” said he, meaningly.
Roland Cashel Charles James Lever

Now, truth and right is one; and yet we judge not one thing, we think not aright.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348 Various

If I understand you aright, you are not over-anxious he should come back with the answer.
Tony Butler Charles James Lever

“Now that I read you aright, you were about to say,” said Blythe, smiling gravely.
The Eddy Clarence L. Cullen

correctly; rightly; properly

“in a correct way,” Old English ariht, from a- (1) “of” + right (adj.).


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