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Adjective right has 13 senses
  1. correct, right - 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"
    Antonyms: incorrect, wrong, erroneous, inaccurate, fallacious, false, mistaken
  2. right - 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"
    Antonyms:
    left, left-hand, near, nigh, port, larboard, leftmost
  3. correct, right - socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
    Antonym: improper (indirect, via proper)
  4. right - in conformance with justice or law or morality; "do the right thing and confess"
    Antonyms:
    wrong, condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, base, dishonorable, dishonourable, immoral, unethical, misguided, mistaken
  5. right, correct - correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"
    Antonyms: wrong, wrongheaded
  6. proper, right, suitable - appropriate for a condition or occasion; "everything in its proper place"; "the right man for the job"; "she is not suitable for the position"
    Antonym: inappropriate (indirect, via appropriate)
  7. right - of or belonging to the political or intellectual right
    Antonyms:
    left, far left, leftish, leftist, left-of-center, left-wing, liberal, center, centrist, middle-of-the-road
  8. right - in or into a satisfactory condition; "things are right again now"; "put things right"
    Antonym:
    unsatisfactory (indirect, via satisfactory)
  9. right, right-hand - intended for the right hand; "a right-hand glove"
    Antonym: left-handed (indirect, via ambidextrous, right-handed)
    Antonyms: ambidextrous, two-handed (indirect, via right-handed, left-handed)
  10. correct, right - in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
    Antonym: improper (indirect, via proper)
  11. right - having the axis perpendicular to the base; "a right angle"
    Antonym:
    oblique (indirect, via parallel, perpendicular)
    Antonym: parallel (indirect, via perpendicular, oblique)
  12. right - of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face outward; "the right side of the cloth showed the pattern"; "be sure your shirt is right side out"
    Antonym:
    inside (indirect, via outside)
  13. good, right, ripe - 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"
    Antonym: inopportune (indirect, via opportune)
Adverbial right has 10 senses
  1. right - precisely, exactly; "stand right here!"
  2. right - immediately; "she called right after dinner"
  3. right, flop - exactly; "he fell flop on his face"
  4. right - toward or on the right; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right"
    Antonyms:
    left
  5. properly, decently, decent, in good order, right, the right way - in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"
  6. right, right on - an interjection expressing agreement
  7. right - completely; "she felt right at home"; "he fell right into the trap"
  8. mighty, powerful, right - (Southern regional intensive) very; "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"
  9. justly, right - in accordance with moral or social standards; "that serves him right"; "do right by him"
  10. correctly, right, aright - in a correct manner; "he guessed right"
    Antonyms: incorrectly, wrongly, wrong
    Derived from adjective right1
Noun right has 8 senses
  1. right - 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"
    --1 is a kind of
    abstraction, abstract
    --1 has particulars:
     access; advowson; cabotage; claim, title; due; entree, access, accession, admittance; floor; grant; human right; legal right; preemption, pre-emption; prerogative, privilege, perquisite, exclusive right; privilege; representation; right of search; right of way; states' rights; voting right; water right, riparian right
    Derived form: verb right1
  2. right - (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing; "mineral rights"; "film rights"
    --2 is a kind of
    interest, stake
    Derived form: verb right1
  3. right - 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"
    --3 is a kind of
    position, place
    Antonyms: left
    --3 has particulars: stage right, right stage
  4. right - a turn to the right; "take a right at the corner"
    --4 is a kind of
    turn, turning
  5. right, right wing - those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged
    --5 is a kind of faction, sect
    --5 has particulars: religious right; hard right
  6. right, rightfulness - anything in accord with principles of justice; "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim"
    --6 is a kind of justice, justness
    Antonyms: wrong, wrongfulness
  7. right, right hand - 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"
    --7 is a kind of hand, manus, mitt, paw
  8. right field, right - the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
    --8 is a kind of tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
    --8 is a part of outfield
Verb right has 4 senses
  1. right, compensate, redress, correct - make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
    --1 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Antonyms: wrong
    Derived forms: noun right2, noun right1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. right - put in or restore to an upright position; "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"
    --2 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. right - regain an upright or proper position; "The capsized boat righted again"
    --3 is one way to
    change posture
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  4. correct, rectify, right - make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
    --4 is one way to change by reversal, turn, reverse
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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