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Definitions of right:

part of speech: adjective

Straight: most direct: upright: erect: according to truth and justice: according to law: true: correct: just: fit: proper: exact: most convenient: well performed: most dexterous, as the hand: on the right hand: on the right hand of one looking towards the mouth of a river: ( math.) upright from a base: containing 90 degrees.

part of speech: verb transitive

To restore to proper position; as, the canoe righted itself; make correct; do justice to; as, to right a person unfaisly treated.

part of speech: adverb

In a straight line; directly; as, he stood right in my way; justly; as, to act right; correctly; properly; as, nothing has been done right; precisely; you are wrong right there; very; as, right honorable.

part of speech: verb transitive

To make right or straight: to set upright: to do justice to.

part of speech: adjective

Straight; not crooked; direct; true; not wrong; according to the standard of truth or of moral rectitude, or to the will of God; not erroneous or wrong; fit; proper; well performed; applied to one of the hands which it is most convenient or right to make use of, or which is naturally used in preference to the other, from some inherent physical power in itself- see left; on the right hand, as a leg or a part; applied to the side or bank of a river on the right hand when looking towards its mouth; denoting an angle of 90ยบ; denoting the side of cloth designed to appear externally.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To recover the proper position.

part of speech: noun

That which is correct; that which accords with truth, justice, propriety, virtue, etc., opposite to wrong; that to which one has a moral or legal claim; as, to defend one's rights; the right- hand side.

part of speech: adverb

RIGHTLY.

part of speech: verb

To relieve from wrong; to do justice to; to restore to its upright position, as a ship.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To recover the natural position.

part of speech: adjective

According to truth, justice, or law; correct; true; correct in opinion, etc.; not mistaken; as, he is always right; fit; suitable; as, the right man for the position; having one line or plane perpendicular to another; as, a right angle; pertaining to the side opposite the left; well; healthy; as, to feel all right; made to be worn outward; as, the right side of cloth.

part of speech: noun

That which is right or correct: truth: justice: virtue: freedom from error: what one has a just claim to: privilege: property: the right side.

part of speech: adverb

In a straight or direct line: in a right manner: according to truth and justice: correctly: very: in a great degree.

part of speech: noun

Rightness.

part of speech: noun

Not the wrong; perfect standard of truth and justice; justice; freedom from error; legal title; just claim; that which justly belongs to one; privilege.

part of speech: adverb

According to the standard of truth and justice; according to fact and truth; directly; in a direct line; very; thoroughly, as right valiant; int. an expression of approval.

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