Definitions for rightraɪt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word right
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"
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"
right field, rightfield, right(noun)
the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
right, right wing(noun)
those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged
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"
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"
anything in accord with principles of justice
"he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim"
(frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing
"mineral rights"; "film rights"
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"
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"
socially right or correct
"it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
in conformance with justice or law or morality
"do the right thing and confess"
correct in opinion or judgment
"time proved him right"
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"
of or belonging to the political or intellectual right
in or into a satisfactory condition
"things are right again now"; "put things right"
intended for the right hand
"a right-hand glove"
in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure
"what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
having the axis perpendicular to the base
"a right angle"
(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"
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"
"a veracious account"
right, compensate, redress, correct(verb)
make reparations or amends for
"right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
put in or restore to an upright position
"They righted the sailboat that had capsized"
regain an upright or proper position
"The capsized boat righted again"
correct, rectify, right(adverb)
make right or correct
"Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
"stand right here!"
"she called right after dinner"
"he fell flop on his face"
toward or on the right; also used figuratively
"he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right"
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?"
right, right on(adverb)
an interjection expressing agreement
"she felt right at home"; "he fell right into the trap"
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"
in accordance with moral or social standards
"that serves him right"; "do right by him"
correctly, right, aright(adverb)
in an accurate manner
"the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right"
straight; direct; not crooked; as, a right line
upright; erect from a base; having an upright axis; not oblique; as, right ascension; a right pyramid or cone
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
fit; suitable; proper; correct; becoming; as, the right man in the right place; the right way from London to Oxford
characterized by reality or genuineness; real; actual; not spurious
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
most favorable or convenient; fortunate
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
well placed, disposed, or adjusted; orderly; well regulated; correctly done
designed to be placed or worn outward; as, the right side of a piece of cloth
in a right manner
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
according to the law or will of God; conforming to the standard of truth and justice; righteously; as, to live right; to judge right
according to any rule of art; correctly
according to fact or truth; actually; truly; really; correctly; exactly; as, to tell a story right
in a great degree; very; wholly; unqualifiedly; extremely; highly; as, right humble; right noble; right valiant
that which is right or correct
the straight course; adherence to duty; obedience to lawful authority, divine or human; freedom from guilt, -- the opposite of moral wrong
a true statement; freedom from error of falsehood; adherence to truth or fact
a just judgment or action; that which is true or proper; justice; uprightness; integrity
that to which one has a just claim
that which one has a natural claim to exact
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
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
privilege or immunity granted by authority
the right side; the side opposite to the left
in some legislative bodies of Europe (as in France), those members collectively who are conservatives or monarchists. See Center, 5
the outward or most finished surface, as of a piece of cloth, a carpet, etc
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
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
to recover the proper or natural condition or position; to become upright
hence, to regain an upright position, as a ship or boat, after careening
Origin: [AS. rihtan. See Right, a.]
Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some legal system, social convention, or ethical theory. Rights are of essential importance in such disciplines as law and ethics, especially theories of justice and deontology. Rights are often considered fundamental to civilization, being regarded as established pillars of society and culture, and the history of social conflicts can be found in the history of each right and its development. According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, "rights structure the form of governments, the content of laws, and the shape of morality as it is currently perceived."
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'right' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #316
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'right' in Written Corpus Frequency: #79
Rank popularity for the word 'right' in Nouns Frequency: #84
Rank popularity for the word 'right' in Adverbs Frequency: #41
Rank popularity for the word 'right' in Adjectives Frequency: #17
Translations for right
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- حق, يَمِين, على اليمين, إلى اليمين, یمین, صحيح, صَحَّحَArabic
- 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
- 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
- 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
- directus, dexter, elegans, rectus, emendatusLatin
- rietsLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- десно, прав, од десно, нормален, право, десничарски, исправен, правилен, десница, десен, де́сен, точен, исправа, корегира, поправаMacedonian
- kanan, tepat, betulMalay
- tajba, koretta, dritta, tajjeb, korett, lemin, drittMaltese
- 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
- 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
- ดิ่ว, ใช่, มุมฉาก, ขวา, ถูก, ตรง, ฝ่ายขวา, แก้, ตำหนิเพื่อแก้ไข, ซื่อThai
- karapatan, kananTagalog
- dik, sağ, düz, tutucu, doğru, hak, muhafazakâr, dikey, düzeltmek, doğrultmakTurkish
- пра́вильний, направо, зправа, ві́рний, прями́й, пра́вийUkrainian
- oʻng, sogʻUzbek
- cánh hữu, phải, thẳng, quyền lợi, hữu khuynh, ở bên phải, quyền, bên phải, đúng, có lýVietnamese
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