Dictionary Results for right


1. right - 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"

Hypernym(s): abstraction, abstract




2. right - 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"

Hypernym(s): position, place

Antonym(s): left




3. right - noun

· the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right

Synonym(s): right_field, rightfield

Hypernym(s): tract, piece_of_land, piece_of_ground, parcel_of_land, parcel




4. right - noun

· those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged

Synonym(s): right_wing

Hypernym(s): faction, sect




5. right - 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"

Synonym(s): right_hand

Hypernym(s): hand, manus, mitt, paw




6. right - noun

· 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"

Hypernym(s): turn, turning




7. right - noun

· anything in accord with principles of justice; "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim"

Synonym(s): rightfulness

Hypernym(s): justice, justness

Antonym(s): wrongfulness, wrong




8. right - noun

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

Hypernym(s): interest, stake




9. right - verb

· make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"

Synonym(s): compensate, redress, correct

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify

Antonym(s): wrong




10. right - verb

· put in or restore to an upright position; "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify




11. right - verb

· regain an upright or proper position; "The capsized boat righted again"

Hypernym(s): change_posture




12. right - verb

· make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"

Synonym(s): correct, rectify

Hypernym(s): change_by_reversal, turn, reverse




13. right - 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"

Antonym(s): left




14. right - 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"

Synonym(s): correct

Antonym(s): wrong




15. right - adjective

· socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"

Synonym(s): correct




16. right - adjective

· in conformance with justice or law or morality; "do the right thing and confess"

Antonym(s): wrong




17. right - adjective

· correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"

Synonym(s): correct

Antonym(s): wrong




18. right - adjective

· 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"

Synonym(s): proper




19. right - adjective

· of or belonging to the political or intellectual right

Antonym(s): left, center




20. right - adjective

· in or into a satisfactory condition; "things are right again now"; "put things right"




21. right - adjective

· intended for the right hand; "a right-hand glove"

Synonym(s): right-hand




22. right - adjective

· in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"

Synonym(s): correct




23. right - adjective

· having the axis perpendicular to the base; "a right angle"




24. right - adjective

· (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"




25. right - adjective

· (informal) very; used informally as an intensifier; "that is one fine dog"; "a right fine day"

Synonym(s): one




26. right - 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"

Synonym(s): good, ripe




27. right - adjective

· precisely accurate; "a veracious account"

Synonym(s): veracious




28. right - adverb

· precisely, exactly; "stand right here!"




29. right - adverb

· immediately; "she called right after dinner"




30. right - adverb

· exactly; "he fell flop on his face"

Synonym(s): flop




31. right - adverb

· toward or on the right; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right"

Antonym(s): left




32. right - adverb

· in the right manner; correctly; suitably; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"

Synonym(s): properly, decently, decent




33. right - adverb

· an interjection expressing agreement

Synonym(s): right_on




34. right - adverb

· (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"

Synonym(s): mighty, mightily, powerful




35. right - adverb

· to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); "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"

Synonym(s): wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, whole




36. right - adverb

· in accordance with moral or social standards; "that serves him right"; "do right by him"

Synonym(s): justly




37. right - adverb

· in an accurate manner; "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right"

Synonym(s): correctly, aright

Antonym(s): wrongly





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