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〔 raIt 〕


〔 rait 〕

Overview of noun right

The noun right has 8 senses

  • 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")

  • right -- (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 -- (the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right)

  • right, right wing -- (those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged)

  • right, right hand -- (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")

  • right -- (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")

  • right, rightfulness -- (anything in accord with principles of justice; "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim")

  • right -- ((frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing; "mineral rights"; "film rights")

Overview of verb right

The verb right has 4 senses

  • right, compensate, redress, correct -- (make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust")

  • right -- (put in or restore to an upright position; "They righted the sailboat that had capsized")

  • right -- (regain an upright or proper position; "The capsized boat righted again")

  • correct, rectify, right -- (make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation")

Overview of adj right

The adj right has 14 senses

  • right -- (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")

  • correct, right -- (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")

  • correct, right -- (socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior")

  • right -- (in conformance with justice or law or morality; "do the right thing and confess")

  • right, correct -- (correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right")

  • proper, 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")

  • right -- (of or belonging to the political or intellectual right)

  • right -- (in or into a satisfactory condition; "things are right again now"; "put things right")

  • right, right-hand -- (intended for the right hand; "a right-hand glove")

  • correct, right -- (in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters")

  • right -- (having the axis perpendicular to the base; "a right angle")

  • right -- ((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 -- (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")

  • veracious, right -- (precisely accurate; "a veracious account")

Overview of adv right

The adv right has 10 senses

  • right -- (precisely, exactly; "stand right here!")

  • right -- (immediately; "she called right after dinner")

  • right, flop -- (exactly; "he fell flop on his face")

  • right -- (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 -- (in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?")

  • right, right on -- (an interjection expressing agreement)

  • right -- (completely; "she felt right at home"; "he fell right into the trap")

  • mighty, mightily, powerful, right -- ((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")

  • justly, right -- (in accordance with moral or social standards; "that serves him right"; "do right by him")

  • correctly, right, aright -- (in an accurate manner; "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right")