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  • make right or correct
    • Correct the mistakes
    • rectify the calculation
  • regain an upright or proper position
    • The capsized boat righted again
  • put in or restore to an upright position
    • They righted the sailboat that had capsized
  • make reparations or amends for
    • right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust
  • (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing
    • mineral rights
    • film rights
  • anything in accord with principles of justice
    • he feels he is in the right
    • the rightfulness of his claim
  • 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
  • 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
  • those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged
  • the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's 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
  • an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • 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
  • in an accurate manner
    • the flower had been correctly depicted by his son
    • he guessed right
  • in accordance with moral or social standards
    • that serves him right
    • do right by him
  • (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
  • completely
    • she felt right at home
    • he fell right into the trap
  • an interjection expressing agreement
  • in the right manner
    • please do your job properly!
    • can't you carry me decent?
  • toward or on the right; also used figuratively
    • he looked right and left
    • the party has moved right
  • exactly
    • he fell flop on his face
  • immediately
    • she called right after dinner
  • precisely, exactly
    • stand right here!
  • precisely accurate
    • a veracious account
  • 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
  • (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
  • having the axis perpendicular to the base
    • a right angle
  • in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure
    • what's the right word for this?
    • the right way to open oysters
  • intended for the right hand
    • a right-hand glove
  • in or into a satisfactory condition
    • things are right again now
    • put things right
  • of or belonging to the political or intellectual 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
  • correct in opinion or judgment
    • time proved him right
  • in conformance with justice or law or morality
    • do the right thing and confess
  • socially right or correct
    • it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye
    • correct behavior
  • 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
  • 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
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