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Adjective
Morally good, justified, or acceptable
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“They are confronted with the choice between what is morally right and hypocrisy justified in the name of pragmatism.”
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Being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard
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“Looking back I suppose it was quite comical, we must have looked like a right old married couple.”
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Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation
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“You have come at just the right moment.”
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True or correct as a fact
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“He won a million dollars after giving the right answer to the final question in the game show.”
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Carefully aware of the circumstances
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“The politician was very skilled and said all the right things at the right time.”
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Best or most appropriate for a particular situation
“The widow, who was 56 at the time, had been on plenty of dates but she still hadn't met the right man.”
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In good health
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“I'm not feeling right. I think I need a nap.”
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Able to think clearly
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“He is clearly not quite right in the head.”
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Conservative politically
“He sprouted talking points that were mostly right politically.”
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Placed or located to the right side
“Grab the right lever and pull it.”
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(archaic) Free from irregularities or digressions in course
“The map consisted of a grid with right lines.”
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Conclusive or definitive
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Necessary or intended
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Used to emphasize the extent of something unpleasant or bad
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Made or fitted to the needs or preferences of a specific customer
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Relating to grammar
Adverb
As stated or indicated without the slightest difference
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“The candle had burned right down.”
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Marked by moral or proper behavior
“My conscience is clear because I did everything right.”
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Good or favorable in nature
“Not to worry. Things will turn out right in the end.”
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Without delay
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“Don't go anywhere. I'll be right back.”
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In a correct manner
“Am I doing this right? Please tell me if I need to correct myself.”
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In the appropriate manner
“My manager always checks my work to make sure that I've done everything right.”
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Exactly or precisely
“The funnel stands upright from the superstructure, with a pair of ventilators right behind it.”
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(dialectal) To a great degree
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“That was a right silly thing to say at that moment!”
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In keeping with the requirements of morality or justice
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“In ancient times, people had access to a type of limited righteousness if they behaved right.”
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(right on) In a straight line
“Keep going right on until you reach the intersection.”
Adverb
(informal) A way to describe something that has been done well
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Noun
A moral or legal entitlement to have or do something
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“The educated have the right to vote, but they don't exercise it.”
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That which is morally correct, just, or honorable
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“At times, we need to be stern and to teach them right from wrong.”
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(usually with negative) A right or privilege based on one's status
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A document giving official permission
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The power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience
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The quality of being genuine
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The property of being licit, legalness, appropriateness
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Claim on property
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The position of being the champion of a major sports competition
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Right-hand side
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Government of a country by its own people, especially after having been a colony
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A person who belongs to the political right
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The right to vote in political elections
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Politically conservative group
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A need or reason to do or be something
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A claim that a circumstance means that one should not be blamed for or should not be forced to do something
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A stake or involvement in an undertaking
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Restore to a normal or correct state
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“Ralph was hopeful that his explanation and apology would be enough to right the wrongdoings of his past.”
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Restore to a normal or upright position
“It fell back down to the ground and immediately began to right itself again.”
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To be correct about what one says or thinks
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To move (something or oneself) slowly and carefully
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To arrange or set in some sort of order
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Interjection
Used to express agreement or acceptance
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Expression of inquiry
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Used to express emphatic agreement
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