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Definitions of "right"

  • Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality: do the right thing and confess. adjective
  • In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct: the right answer. adjective
  • Fitting, proper, or appropriate: It is not right to leave the party without saying goodbye. adjective
  • Most favorable, desirable, or convenient: the right time to act. adjective
  • In or into a satisfactory state or condition: put things right. adjective
  • In good mental or physical health or order. adjective
  • Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer: the right side of the dress; made sure that the right side of the fabric was visible. adjective
  • Of, belonging to, located on, or being the side of the body to the south when the subject is facing east. adjective
  • Of, relating to, directed toward, or located on the right side. adjective
  • Located on the right side of a person facing downstream: the right bank of a river. adjective
  • Of or belonging to the political or intellectual right. adjective
  • Mathematics Formed by or in reference to a line or plane that is perpendicular to another line or plane. adjective
  • Mathematics Having the axis perpendicular to the base: right cone. adjective
  • Mathematics Having a right angle: a right triangle. adjective
  • Straight; uncurved; direct: a right line. adjective
  • Archaic Not spurious; genuine. adjective
  • That which is just, morally good, legal, proper, or fitting. noun
  • The direction or position on the right side. noun
  • The right side. noun

The word "right" in example sentences

That\'s four wrongs in once sentence, and four wrongs don\'t make a right -- unless you\'re talking about \ "right\" - wing bias.. [Richard (RJ) Eskow: The Washington Post: Always Fighting the Wrong War]

My father used to say that if you waited for people to do the right thing for the * right* reason you'd wait forever.. [Obama, Hillary Both Vote Against The No-Timelines Iraq Funding Bill]

As such, its first amendment right to say whatever it likes ought to be protected, but not its \ "right\" to call itself \ "news\".. [Brad Friedman: Truth in Newsvertising]

A valid model is one which gives you the right answers … for the *right* reasons.. [Unthreaded #11 « Climate Audit]

All of our concerned righteous representitives will rise up and do the right thing.. support the soldiers and soldier families and sick uninsured children..right after they make sure the those honorable campaign conributors and patriotic lobbyists are taken care of first!. [Bush Vetoed Injured Soldiers and their Families Too. Will Congress Veto Bush and Support the Soldiers They Are Allowing to be Needlessly Injured?]

Well, this is it, is good to know i was right all along, but we all knew that..right?. [Significant Blogger Upgrade - Freshblog]

Umm, yeah… the cute boy from England… right, right… that one…. [ugotsoul Diary Entry]

The man is to receive the ring from the priest with the three principal fingers of the right hand; and then, holding the _right hand_ of the bride with his own left hand, he shall say, "With this ring," &c.. [Notes and Queries, Number 192, July 2, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc]

A salad served with meat, at an informal dinner, is placed on the right side, _from the right_, the exception to the rule of serving from the left.. [How to Prepare and Serve a Meal; and Interior Decoration]

The pony does not understand that; it is the slight pressure of the right rein on the _right_ side of the neck that turns him to the. [Ranching, Sport and Travel]

'When this train stops you be right here -- _right here, I say_ -- and go with me to the superintendent in the depot.. [Tales of the Road]

Whether your heart is all right turns out a matter of minor importance; but -- _are your clothes all right_?. [The Bibliotaph and Other People]

By the Laws of War the right and power _of possession_ is in the captor; the _right of property_ remains in the proprietor.. [The Laws Of War, Affecting Commerce And Shipping]

This word was inserted as defining the essence of the offence, and it limits the criminality to cases where the voting is not only without right, but where it is done wilfully, with a _knowledge that it is without right_.. [An Account of the Proceedings on the Trial of Susan B. Anthony, on the Charge of Illegal Voting]

It teaches us that to do right is to do that which is right in itself, from _pure_ motives and with a _right spirit_.. [The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, March, 1880]

Schools of the State, decided that the law of the State interfered with no right of colored children on the subject, and that they were not, therefore, entitled of _right_ to the admission demanded.. [Cotton is King, and Pro-Slavery Arguments Comprising the Writings of Hammond, Harper, Christy, Stringfellow, Hodge, Bledsoe, and Cartrwright on This Important Subject]

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