Definitions of RIGHT in various dictionaries:
an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
location near or direction toward the right side
the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
those who support political or social or economic conservatism
the hand that is on the right side of the body
a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east
anything in accord with principles of justice
(frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing
make reparations or amends for
put in or restore to an upright position
regain an upright or proper position
make right or correct
being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north
free from error
socially right or correct
in conformance with justice or law or morality
correct in opinion or judgment
appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs
of or belonging to the political or intellectual right
in or into a satisfactory condition
intended for the right hand
in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure
having the axis perpendicular to the base
(of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward
most suitable or right for a particular purpose
toward or on the right
in the right manner
an interjection expressing agreement
(Southern regional intensive) very
in accordance with moral or social standards
in an accurate manner
Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality: do the right thing and confess.
In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct: the right answer.
Fitting, proper, or appropriate: It is not right to leave the party without saying goodbye.
Most favorable, desirable, or convenient: the right time to act.
In or into a satisfactory state or condition: put things right.
In good mental or physical health or order.
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.
Of, belonging to, located on, or being the side of the body to the south when the subject is facing east.
Of, relating to, directed toward, or located on the right side.
Located on the right side of a person facing downstream: the right bank of a river.
Formed by or in reference to a line or plane that is perpendicular to another line or plane.
Having the axis perpendicular to the base: right cone.
Straight; uncurved; direct: a right line.
Not spurious; genuine.
That which is just, morally good, legal, proper, or fitting.
The direction or position on the right side.
The right side.
The right hand.
A turn in the direction of the right hand or side.
The people and groups who advocate the adoption of conservative or reactionary measures, especially in government and politics.
The opinion of those advocating such measures.
A blow delivered by a boxer’s right hand.
Something that is due to a person or governmental body by law, tradition, or nature: “Certain rights can never be granted to the government, but must be kept in the hands of the people” (Eleanor Roosevelt).
A just or legal claim or title.
A stockholder’s privilege of buying additional stock in a corporation at a special price, usually at par or at a price below the current market value.
The negotiable certificate on which this privilege is indicated.
Toward or on the right.
In a straight line; directly: went right to school.
In the proper or desired manner; well: The jacket doesn’t fit right.
Exactly; just: The accident happened right over there.
Immediately: called me right after dinner.
Completely; quite: The icy wind blew right through me.
According to law, morality, or justice.
Accurately; correctly: answered the question right.
Considerably; very: They have a right nice place.
Used as an intensive: kept right on going.
Used in titles: The Right Reverend Jane Smith.
To put in or restore to an upright or proper position: They righted their boat.
To put in order or set right; correct: measures designed to right generations of unfair labor practices.
To regain an upright or proper position.
adj - being in accordance with what is good, proper, or just
verb - to put in proper order or condition