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  1. right(noun)

    an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

    "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"

  2. right(noun)

    location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east

    "he stood on the right"

  3. right field, rightfield, right(noun)

    the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right

  4. right, right wing(noun)

    those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged

  5. right, right hand(noun)

    the hand that is on the right side of the body

    "he writes with his right hand but pitches with his left"; "hit him with quick rights to the body"

  6. right(noun)

    a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east

    "take a right at the corner"

  7. right, rightfulness(noun)

    anything in accord with principles of justice

    "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim"

  8. right(adj)

    (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing

    "mineral rights"; "film rights"

  9. right(adj)

    being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north

    "my right hand"; "right center field"; "a right-hand turn"; "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream"

  10. correct, right(adj)

    free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth

    "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision"

  11. correct, right(adj)

    socially right or correct

    "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"

  12. right(adj)

    in conformance with justice or law or morality

    "do the right thing and confess"

  13. right, correct(adj)

    correct in opinion or judgment

    "time proved him right"

  14. proper, right(adj)

    appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs

    "everything in its proper place"; "the right man for the job"; "she is not suitable for the position"

  15. right(adj)

    of or belonging to the political or intellectual right

  16. right(adj)

    in or into a satisfactory condition

    "things are right again now"; "put things right"

  17. right(a), right-hand(a)(adj)

    intended for the right hand

    "a right-hand glove"

  18. correct, right(adj)

    in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure

    "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"

  19. right(adj)

    having the axis perpendicular to the base

    "a right angle"

  20. right(a)(adj)

    (of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward

    "the right side of the cloth showed the pattern"; "be sure your shirt is right side out"

  21. good, right, ripe(adj)

    most suitable or right for a particular purpose

    "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"

  22. veracious, right(verb)

    precisely accurate

    "a veracious account"

  23. right, compensate, redress, correct(verb)

    make reparations or amends for

    "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"

  24. right(verb)

    put in or restore to an upright position

    "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"

  25. right(verb)

    regain an upright or proper position

    "The capsized boat righted again"

  26. correct, rectify, right(adverb)

    make right or correct

    "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"

  27. right(adverb)

    precisely, exactly

    "stand right here!"

  28. right(adverb)

    immediately

    "she called right after dinner"

  29. right, flop(adverb)

    exactly

    "he fell flop on his face"

  30. right(adverb)

    toward or on the right; also used figuratively

    "he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right"

  31. properly, decently, decent, in good order, right, the right way(adverb)

    in the right manner

    "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"

  32. right, right on(adverb)

    an interjection expressing agreement

  33. right(adverb)

    completely

    "she felt right at home"; "he fell right into the trap"

  34. mighty, mightily, powerful, right(adverb)

    (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree

    "the baby is mighty cute"; "he's mighty tired"; "it is powerful humid"; "that boy is powerful big now"; "they have a right nice place"; "they rejoiced mightily"

  35. justly, right(adverb)

    in accordance with moral or social standards

    "that serves him right"; "do right by him"

  36. correctly, right, aright(adverb)

    in an accurate manner

    "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Right(adj)

    straight; direct; not crooked; as, a right line

  2. Right(adj)

    upright; erect from a base; having an upright axis; not oblique; as, right ascension; a right pyramid or cone

  3. Right(adj)

    conformed to the constitution of man and the will of God, or to justice and equity; not deviating from the true and just; according with truth and duty; just; true

  4. Right(adj)

    fit; suitable; proper; correct; becoming; as, the right man in the right place; the right way from London to Oxford

  5. Right(adj)

    characterized by reality or genuineness; real; actual; not spurious

  6. Right(adj)

    according with truth; passing a true judgment; conforming to fact or intent; not mistaken or wrong; not erroneous; correct; as, this is the right faith

  7. Right(adj)

    most favorable or convenient; fortunate

  8. Right(adj)

    of or pertaining to that side of the body in man on which the muscular action is usually stronger than on the other side; -- opposed to left when used in reference to a part of the body; as, the right side, hand, arm. Also applied to the corresponding side of the lower animals

  9. Right(adj)

    well placed, disposed, or adjusted; orderly; well regulated; correctly done

  10. Right(adj)

    designed to be placed or worn outward; as, the right side of a piece of cloth

  11. Right(adverb)

    in a right manner

  12. Right(adverb)

    in a right or straight line; directly; hence; straightway; immediately; next; as, he stood right before me; it went right to the mark; he came right out; he followed right after the guide

  13. Right(adverb)

    exactly; just

  14. Right(adverb)

    according to the law or will of God; conforming to the standard of truth and justice; righteously; as, to live right; to judge right

  15. Right(adverb)

    according to any rule of art; correctly

  16. Right(adverb)

    according to fact or truth; actually; truly; really; correctly; exactly; as, to tell a story right

  17. Right(adverb)

    in a great degree; very; wholly; unqualifiedly; extremely; highly; as, right humble; right noble; right valiant

  18. Right(adj)

    that which is right or correct

  19. Right(adj)

    the straight course; adherence to duty; obedience to lawful authority, divine or human; freedom from guilt, -- the opposite of moral wrong

  20. Right(adj)

    a true statement; freedom from error of falsehood; adherence to truth or fact

  21. Right(adj)

    a just judgment or action; that which is true or proper; justice; uprightness; integrity

  22. Right(adj)

    that to which one has a just claim

  23. Right(adj)

    that which one has a natural claim to exact

  24. Right(adj)

    that which one has a legal or social claim to do or to exact; legal power; authority; as, a sheriff has a right to arrest a criminal

  25. Right(adj)

    that which justly belongs to one; that which one has a claim to possess or own; the interest or share which anyone has in a piece of property; title; claim; interest; ownership

  26. Right(adj)

    privilege or immunity granted by authority

  27. Right(adj)

    the right side; the side opposite to the left

  28. Right(adj)

    in some legislative bodies of Europe (as in France), those members collectively who are conservatives or monarchists. See Center, 5

  29. Right(adj)

    the outward or most finished surface, as of a piece of cloth, a carpet, etc

  30. Right(adj)

    to bring or restore to the proper or natural position; to set upright; to make right or straight (that which has been wrong or crooked); to correct

  31. Right(adj)

    to do justice to; to relieve from wrong; to restore rights to; to assert or regain the rights of; as, to right the oppressed; to right one's self; also, to vindicate

  32. Right(verb)

    to recover the proper or natural condition or position; to become upright

  33. Right(verb)

    hence, to regain an upright position, as a ship or boat, after careening

  34. Origin: [AS. rihtan. See Right, a.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'right' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #316

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'right' in Written Corpus Frequency: #79

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'right' in Nouns Frequency: #84

  4. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'right' in Adverbs Frequency: #41

  5. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'right' in Adjectives Frequency: #17


Translations for right

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • regsAfrikaans
  • حق, يَمِين, على اليمين, إلى اليمين, یمین, صحيح, صَحَّحَArabic
  • sağAzerbaijani
  • төҙ, уңдағы, тура, уң яҡ, уңға, дөрөҫ, хоҡуҡ, хаҡ, уңда, уң, төҙәтеү, дөрөҫләүBashkir
  • ве́рны, пра́вы, пра́вільны, справа, направа, прамы́Belarusian
  • прав, право, десен, ве́рен, перпендикулярен, десничарски, надясно, пра́вилен, права, дясно, де́сен, отдясно, коригирам, изправямBulgarian
  • dretCatalan, Valencian
  • vpravo, právo, pravice, na pravé, správný, pravý, napravitCzech
  • правъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
  • sgŵr, rhaith, de, cywir, hawl, reitWelsh
  • retvinklet, lige, ret, rettighed, højre, konservativ, korrekt, side, højre-, rigtig, korrigere, retteDanish
  • rechts, Recht, Rechte, nach rechts, richtig, gerade, rechtwinklig, ganz, ne?, oder?, richtigstellen, nicht wahr?, berichtigen, korrigierenGerman
  • δεξιός, δεξιά, ορθός, σωστό, προς τα δεξιά, συντηρητικός, σωστάGreek
  • rekta, rajto, dekstra, korekta, ĝusta, ortaEsperanto
  • sano, derecho, justo, a la diestra, derecha, recto, correcto, perpendicular, a la derecha, de derecha, diestra, de derechas, de la derecha, ¿vale?, ¿verdad?, corregir, ¿cierto?, ¿no?, verdad, valeSpanish
  • õigus, parem, otse, õigeEstonian
  • eskuin, eskubi, ongi, eskuma, zuzen, zuzenduBasque
  • راست, راستگرا, در سمت راست, درستPersian
  • oikea, oikeus, oikeistolainen, oikeaan, oikealla, oikeanpuoleinen, terve, suora, oikealle, oikeisto, aivan, oikein, [[kääntää]] [[oikein]] [[päin]], oieta, eikö niin, ihan miten vain, ihan, todella, korjata, [[nostaa]] [[pystyyn]], no niin, [[nousta]] [[pystyyn]]Finnish
  • correct, droit, droite, juste, à droite, bon, de droite, se redresser, hein, n'est-ce pas, non, corriger, redresser, d'accordFrench
  • deas, rechtIrish
  • còirScottish Gaelic
  • dereita, dereitoGalician
  • akatúvapeGuaraní
  • של האגף הימני, זְכוּת, יָמִין, ימיןHebrew
  • ठीक, दाहिना, दाहिनेHindi
  • dwaHaitian Creole
  • jobb, egyenes, jog, jobboldal, helyesHungarian
  • ուղիղ, աջ, ուղղահայաց, ճիշտ, իրավունքArmenian
  • dextra, juste, dextere, correcte, dextera, dextre, derectoInterlingua
  • hak, betul, lurus, benar, kananIndonesian
  • dextra, korekta, yuro, dextroIdo
  • rétt, hægri, réttur, horn, bein, beinn, beintIcelandic
  • diritto, a destra, destra, corretto, destro, correggereItalian
  • 正しい, 垂直, 権利, 右, 直, まっすぐ, 右翼, ね, 訂正するJapanese
  • მარჯვენაGeorgian
  • оңKazakh
  • ស្ដាំKhmer
  • 우익, 곧다, 오른쪽, 권리, 오른, 옳다, 바른, 바르다Korean
  • rastê, ماف, rast, راست, rastgir, ته‌واو, maf, heq, durist, rêk, راست کردن, sererast kirin, rast kirin, durist kirinKurdish
  • оңKyrgyz
  • directus, dexter, elegans, rectus, emendatusLatin
  • rietsLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ຂວາLao
  • dešinysLithuanian
  • labaisLatvian
  • десно, прав, од десно, нормален, право, десничарски, исправен, правилен, десница, десен, де́сен, точен, исправа, корегира, поправаMacedonian
  • баруунMongolian
  • kanan, tepat, betulMalay
  • tajba, koretta, dritta, tajjeb, korett, lemin, drittMaltese
  • မှန်Burmese
  • rechts, rechterkant, rechter-, recht, correct, juist, toch, verbeterenDutch
  • rettighet, høyre siden, riktig, rett, høyreNorwegian
  • nishʼnáájígo, akótʼéNavajo, Navaho
  • gichinik, gwayak, gwekibagizoOjibwe, Ojibwa
  • prawa, prawidłowy, w prawo, prawy, poprawny, na prawo, prawo, prawica, prawda, co nie, niePolish
  • correto, justo, [[à]] [[direita]], reto, direita, direito, perpendicular, certo, de direita, direto, né, endireitar-se, corrigirPortuguese
  • pañaQuechua
  • dretgRomansh
  • pe dreapta, la dreapta, dreapta, drept, corectitudine, sănătos, așa-i, e drept, și atunci?, nimic de zis, nu-i așa?, sigur, așa-iRomanian
  • пра́вый, направо, права, правый, справа, ве́рный, как ра́з, прямо́й, вправо, право, пра́вильный, перпендикуля́рный, исправить, выпрямлять, пра́вильно, ве́рно, исправлять, выпрямить, верно, правильноRussian
  • točan, ispravan, на̏десно, pravo, desnica, ispravno, nȁdesno, точан, исправно, desni, okomit, prav, desničarski, десни, исправан, ravan, uspraviti, ispravitiSerbo-Croatian
  • na pravé, vpravo, pravýSlovak
  • pravi, desni, na desni, desničarski, pravica, desnica, desno, popravljati, popravitiSlovene
  • djathtë, drejtëAlbanian
  • rätvinklig, rak, rät, högern, rätt, åt höger, rättighet, höger, höger-, riktig, vinkelrät, korrigera, eller hur?, rätta, rätaSwedish
  • kulia, hakiSwahili
  • సరైన, లంబ, కుడి, హక్కు, సరిTelugu
  • ростTajik
  • ดิ่ว, ใช่, มุมฉาก, ขวา, ถูก, ตรง, ฝ่ายขวา, แก้, ตำหนิเพื่อแก้ไข, ซื่อThai
  • hakTurkmen
  • karapatan, kananTagalog
  • dik, sağ, düz, tutucu, doğru, hak, muhafazakâr, dikey, düzeltmek, doğrultmakTurkish
  • пра́вильний, направо, зправа, ві́рний, прями́й, пра́вийUkrainian
  • ٹھیکUrdu
  • oʻng, sogʻUzbek
  • cánh hữu, phải, thẳng, quyền lợi, hữu khuynh, ở bên phải, quyền, bên phải, đúng, có lýVietnamese
  • verätikVolapük

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