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Definition of 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.
  • Exactly; just.
  • 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.
  • a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east
  • the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
  • anything in accord with principles of justice
  • an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
  • the hand that is on the right side of the body
  • those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged
  • location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
  • (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing
  • make right or correct
  • regain an upright or proper position
  • put in or restore to an upright position
  • make reparations or amends for
  • to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
  • (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree
  • exactly
  • immediately
  • an interjection expressing agreement
  • in the right manner; correctly; suitably
  • in an accurate manner
  • precisely, exactly
  • in accordance with moral or social standards
  • toward or on the right; also used figuratively
  • free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth
  • correct in opinion or judgment
  • of or belonging to the political or intellectual right
  • being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north
  • in conformance with justice or law or morality

How to use right in a sentence. Right pronunciation.

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Here the people are all right and the Government all wrong.
If he took with his right hand he gave with his left; and Mahommedan as well as Copt and Armenian, and beggars of every race and creed, hung about his doors each morning to receive the food and alms he gave freely.
The voice seemed to come from a room at his right; not that from which he had entered, but one still beyond this where he was.
Suddenly he stopped, and held the light close to the skin beneath the right jaw.
For their standard was a standard of might the only right; but he-his whole life had been nurtured in an atmosphere of right and justice, had been a spiritual demonstration against force.
You have shown me that I was right in my first impulse, and that is all I can say for myself.
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There he goes I'faith; he seem'd as if he had a Qualm just now; but he never goes without a Dram of Conscience-water about him to set Matters right again.
It comes right over the mountains from the West, but when one crosses the ridge he does not find any of it on the other side!
The shore all along was indented with deep, curved bays and coves, bordered by narrow sand-beaches; and where the sand ended, the steep mountain-sides rose right up aloft into space-rose up like a vast wall a little out of the perpendicular, and thickly wooded with tall pines.
They thought the officials should have been chosen from among themselves from among prominent citizens who had earned a right to such promotion, and who would be in sympathy with the populace and likewise thoroughly acquainted with the needs of the Territory.
They were right in viewing the matter thus, without doubt.
The "Last Chance" had found a "clay casing" and knew they were "right on the ledge"-consequence, "feet" that went begging yesterday were worth a brick house apiece to-day, and seedy owners who could not get trusted for a drink at any bar in the country yesterday were roaring drunk on champagne to-day and had hosts of warm personal friends in a town where they had forgotten how to bow or shake hands from long-continued want of practice.
But just for the sake of argument, suppose-in a kind of general way-suppose some person were to tell you that two-thousand-dollar ledges were simply contemptible-contemptible, understand-and that right yonder in sight of this very cabin there were piles of pure gold and pure silver-oceans of it-enough to make you all rich in twenty-four hours!
Right there in that red dirt!
Right in sight, mind you!
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In his right hand he held the lamp, in his left Hermas' sheepskin.
But they may do what they please-I have the right keeper for you in my own hand.

Examples of Right

Example #1
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Example #2
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Example #3
Say, it makes my eyes water sometimes to see the fellah slogging away.
Example #4
He's a Jim-dandy-works all day and half the night, and if the tax-gatherer isn't at the door, wakes up laughing.
Example #5
There were no Grand Viziers in Egypt; but he was as much like one as possible, and he had one uncommon virtue, he was greatly generous.
Example #6
Perhaps that was why he had lived so near the person of the Prince, had held office so long.