Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) 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"
- S: (n) 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"
- S: (n) right field, rightfield, right (the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right)
- S: (n) right, right wing (those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged)
- S: (n) 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"
- S: (n) right (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"
- S: (n) right, rightfulness (anything in accord with principles of justice) "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim"
- S: (n) right ((frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing) "mineral rights"; "film rights"
- S: (v) right, compensate, redress, correct (make reparations or amends for) "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
- S: (v) right (put in or restore to an upright position) "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"
- S: (v) right (regain an upright or proper position) "The capsized boat righted again"
- S: (v) correct, rectify, right (make right or correct) "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
- S: (adj) 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"
- S: (adj) 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"
- S: (adj) correct, right (socially right or correct) "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
- S: (adj) right (in conformance with justice or law or morality) "do the right thing and confess"
- S: (adj) right, correct (correct in opinion or judgment) "time proved him right"
- S: (adj) proper, right (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"
- S: (adj) right (of or belonging to the political or intellectual right)
- S: (adj) right (in or into a satisfactory condition) "things are right again now"; "put things right"
- S: (adj) right, right-hand (intended for the right hand) "a right-hand glove"
- S: (adj) correct, right (in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure) "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
- S: (adj) right (having the axis perpendicular to the base) "a right angle"
- S: (adj) right ((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"
- S: (adj) one, right ((informal) very; used informally as an intensifier) "that is one fine dog"; "a right fine day"
- S: (adj) 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"
- S: (adj) veracious, right (precisely accurate) "a veracious account"
- S: (adv) right (precisely, exactly) "stand right here!"
- S: (adv) right (immediately) "she called right after dinner"
- S: (adv) right, flop (exactly) "he fell flop on his face"
- S: (adv) right (toward or on the right; also used figuratively) "he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right"
- S: (adv) properly, decently, decent, right (in the right manner; correctly; suitably) "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"
- S: (adv) right, right on (an interjection expressing agreement)
- S: (adv) mighty, mightily, powerful, right ((Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree) "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"; "they rejoiced mightily"
- S: (adv) wholly, entirely, completely, totally, all, altogether, whole, right (to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')) "he was wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal"; "it was completely different from what we expected"; "was completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the directions were all wrong"; "it was not altogether her fault"; "an altogether new approach"; "a whole new idea"; "she felt right at home"; "he fell right into the trap"
- S: (adv) justly, right (in accordance with moral or social standards) "that serves him right"; "do right by him"
- S: (adv) correctly, right, aright (in an accurate manner) "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right"