1. Being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north (synset 302039393)
    "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"
  2. Free from error;
    Especially conforming to fact or truth (synset 300634232)
    "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision"
  3. Socially right or correct (synset 301885314)
    "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
  4. In conformance with justice or law or morality (synset 302042235)
    "do the right thing and confess"
  5. Correct in opinion or judgment (synset 300636250)
    "time proved him right"
  6. Appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs (synset 300136526)
    "everything in its proper place"; "the right man for the job"; "she is not suitable for the position"
  7. Of or belonging to the political or intellectual right (synset 302037458)
  8. In or into a satisfactory condition (synset 302089227)
    "things are right again now"; "put things right"
  9. Intended for the right hand (synset 302036425)
    "a right-hand glove"
  10. In accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure (synset 301885517)
    "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
  11. Having the axis perpendicular to the base (synset 301725165)
    "a right angle"
  12. (of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward (synset 301698038)
    "the right side of the cloth showed the pattern"; "be sure your shirt is right side out"
  13. (informal) very;
    Used informally as an intensifier (synset 301682215)
    "that is one fine dog"; "a right fine day"
  14. Most suitable or right for a particular purpose (synset 301665754)
    "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"
  15. Precisely accurate (synset 300023315)
    "a veracious account"
  1. An abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature (synset 105182180)
    "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"; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
  2. Location near or direction toward the right side;
    I.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east (synset 108642648)
    "he stood on the right"
  3. The piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right (synset 104098951)
  4. Those who support political or social or economic conservatism;
    Those who believe that things are better left unchanged (synset 108433609)
  5. The hand that is on the right side of the body (synset 105572970)
    "he writes with his right hand but pitches with his left"; "hit him with quick rights to the body"
  6. A turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east (synset 100351826)
    "take a right at the corner"
  7. Anything in accord with principles of justice (synset 104857572)
    "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim"
  8. (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing (synset 113362771)
    "mineral rights"; "film rights"
  1. Precisely, exactly (synset 400206480)
    "stand right here!"
  2. Immediately (synset 400105849)
    "she called right after dinner"
  3. Exactly (synset 400058571)
    "he fell flop on his face"
  4. Toward or on the right;
    Also used figuratively (synset 400389732)
    "he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right"
  5. In the right manner;
    Suitably (synset 400197608)
    "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"
  6. An interjection expressing agreement (synset 400151409)
  7. (Southern regional intensive) very;
    To a great degree (synset 400032793)
    "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"
  8. To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly') (synset 400008423)
    "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "it was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; "a whole new idea"; "she felt right at home"; "he fell right into the trap"
  9. In accordance with moral or social standards (synset 400206553)
    "that serves him right"; "do right by him"
  10. In an accurate manner (synset 400205350)
    "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right"
  1. Make reparations or amends for (synset 202525657)
    "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
  2. Put in or restore to an upright position (synset 201988748)
    "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"
  3. Regain an upright or proper position (synset 201988588)
    "The capsized boat righted again"
  4. Make right or correct (synset 200200023)
    "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"

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