right

phonetic symbol: / ráɪt / 

right - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east
e.g.)
・take a right at the corner

[ noun ]
■ the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
right field , rightfield

[ noun ]
■ anything in accord with principles of justice
e.g.)
・he feels he is in the right
・the rightfulness of his claim
rightfulness

[ noun ]
■ an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
e.g.)
・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
・a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away

[ noun ]
■ the hand that is on the right side of the body
e.g.)
・he writes with his right hand but pitches with his left
・hit him with quick rights to the body
right hand

[ noun ]
■ those who support political or social or economic conservatism
■ those who believe that things are better left unchanged
right wing

[ noun ]
■ location near or direction toward the right side
■ i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
e.g.)
・he stood on the right

[ noun ]
■ (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing
e.g.)
・mineral rights
・film rights

[ verb ]
■ make right or correct
correct , rectify

[ verb ]
■ regain an upright or proper position
e.g.)
・The capsized boat righted again

[ verb ]
■ put in or restore to an upright position
e.g.)
・They righted the sailboat that had capsized

[ verb ]
■ make reparations or amends for
e.g.)
・right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust
compensate , correct , redress

[ adjective satellite ]
■ precisely accurate
veracious

[ adjective satellite ]
■ appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs
e.g.)
・the right man for the job
proper

[ adjective ]
■ free from error
■ especially conforming to fact or truth
e.g.)
・the right answer
・took the right road
・the right decision
correct

[ adjective ]
■ correct in opinion or judgment
e.g.)
・time proved him right
correct

[ adjective satellite ]
■ most suitable or right for a particular purpose
e.g.)
・the right time to act
good , ripe

[ adjective satellite ]
■ (of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward
e.g.)
・the right side of the cloth showed the pattern
・be sure your shirt is right side out

[ adjective satellite ]
■ having the axis perpendicular to the base
e.g.)
・a right angle

[ adjective satellite ]
■ socially right or correct
e.g.)
・it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye
correct

[ adjective satellite ]
■ in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure
e.g.)
・what's the right word for this?
・the right way to open oysters
correct

[ adjective satellite ]
■ intended for the right hand
e.g.)
・a right-hand glove
right-hand

[ adjective ]
■ of or belonging to the political or intellectual right

[ adjective ]
■ being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north
e.g.)
・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

[ adjective ]
■ in conformance with justice or law or morality
e.g.)
・do the right thing and confess

[ adjective satellite ]
■ in or into a satisfactory condition
e.g.)
・things are right again now
・put things right

[ adverb ]
■ (Southern regional intensive) very
■ to a great degree
e.g.)
・they have a right nice place
mightily , mighty , powerful

[ adverb ]
■ exactly
flop

[ adverb ]
■ immediately
e.g.)
・she called right after dinner

[ adverb ]
■ an interjection expressing agreement
right on

[ adverb ]
■ in the right manner
decent , decently , in good order , properly , the right way

[ adverb ]
■ in an accurate manner
e.g.)
・he guessed right
aright , correctly

[ adverb ]
■ precisely, exactly
e.g.)
・stand right here!

[ adverb ]
■ completely
e.g.)
・she felt right at home
・he fell right into the trap

[ adverb ]
■ in accordance with moral or social standards
e.g.)
・that serves him right
・do right by him
justly

[ adverb ]
■ toward or on the right
■ also used figuratively
e.g.)
・he looked right and left
・the party has moved right

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