Synonyms of rightful in English:

rightful


See definition of rightful

adjective

1‘I intend to return it to its rightful owner’

SYNONYMS

legal, lawful, licit, sanctioned

real, true, proper, correct, recognized, genuine, warranted, authentic, acknowledged, approved, licensed, statutory, constitutional, valid

bona fide

de jure

informal legit, kosher

ANTONYMS

wrongful

2‘women have long been denied their rightful place in society’

SYNONYMS

deserved, well deserved, merited, earned, well earned

due, just, right, fair, proper, fitting, appropriate, apt, suitable, reasonable

ANTONYMS

undeserved