Definition of RIGHT

noun : RIGHT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

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

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

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

  • 8. (

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

verb : RIGHT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

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

Adjective : RIGHT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

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

  • 4. (

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

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) of or belonging to the political or intellectual right ;

  • 8. (

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

  • 10. (

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

  • 11. (

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

  • 12. (

    ) (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" ;

  • 13. (

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

  • 14. (

    ) 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" ;

Adverb : RIGHT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) precisely, exactly; "stand right here!" ;

  • 2. (

    ) immediately; "she called right after dinner" ;