What is another word for right?

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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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In accordance with the truth, facts or standards
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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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Of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
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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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Suited or acceptable to the purpose or circumstances
“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
“He is clearly not quite right in the head.”
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Conservative politically
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“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) Continuing in the same direction or course
“The map consisted of a grid with right lines.”
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Based on, or displaying, common sense
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Conclusive or definitive
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Following the established standards of behavior or manners
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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 according to the specifications of a particular individual
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Relating to grammar
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Exactly as stated or indicated
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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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In a prompt manner
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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 very large or 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.”
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(informal) A way to describe something that has been done well
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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 person who belongs to the political right
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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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Claim on property
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A right or claim to the ownership of property or to a rank or throne
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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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The right to vote in political elections
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Politically conservative group
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The right or ability to choose
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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 or venture
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To restore to a normal or correct state