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Definition:

  1. [adverb] precisely, exactly; "stand right here!"

  2. [adverb] immediately; "she called right after dinner"

  3. [adverb] exactly; "he fell flop on his face"
    Synonyms: flop

  4. [adverb] toward or on the right; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right"

  5. [adverb] in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"
    Synonyms: properly, decently, decent, in good order, the way

  6. [adverb] an interjection expressing agreement
    Synonyms: on

  7. [adverb] completely; "she felt right at home"; "he fell right into the trap"

  8. [adverb] (Southern regional intensive) very; "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"
    Synonyms: mighty, powerful

  9. [adverb] in accordance with moral or social standards; "that serves him right"; "do right by him"
    Synonyms: justly

  10. [adverb] in a correct manner; "he guessed right"
    Synonyms: correctly

  11. [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"

  12. [noun] (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing; "mineral rights"; "film rights"

  13. [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"

  14. [noun] a turn to the right; "take a right at the corner"

  15. [noun] those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged
    Synonyms: wing

  16. [noun] anything in accord with principles of justice; "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim"
    Synonyms: fulness

  17. [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"
    Synonyms: hand

  18. [noun] the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
    Synonyms: field

  19. [verb] make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
    Synonyms: compensate, redress, correct

  20. [verb] put in or restore to an upright position; "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"

  21. [verb] regain an upright or proper position; "The capsized boat righted again"

  22. [verb] make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
    Synonyms: correct, rectify

  23. [adjective] 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"
    Synonyms: correct

  24. [adjective] 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"

  25. [adjective] socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
    Synonyms: correct

  26. [adjective] in conformance with justice or law or morality; "do the right thing and confess"

  27. [adjective] correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"
    Synonyms: correct

  28. [adjective] appropriate for a condition or occasion; "everything in its proper place"; "the right man for the job"; "she is not suitable for the position"
    Synonyms: proper, suitable

  29. [adjective] of or belonging to the political or intellectual right

  30. [adjective] in or into a satisfactory condition; "things are right again now"; "put things right"

  31. [adjective] intended for the right hand; "a right-hand glove"
    Synonyms: -hand

  32. [adjective] in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
    Synonyms: correct

  33. [adjective] having the axis perpendicular to the base; "a right angle"

  34. [adjective] of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face outward; "the right side of the cloth showed the pattern"; "be sure your shirt is right side out"

  35. [adjective] 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"
    Synonyms: good, ripe

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