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right

right as in make reparations or amends for
  • "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"

Synonyms

  • compensateadjust for; make amends for; make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; make reparations or amends for; do or give something to somebody in return; make payment to
  • redressmake reparations or amends for; a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury ; act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
  • correctfree from error; socially right or correct; in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; correct in opinion or judgment; make right or correct; make reparations or amends for; censure severely; adjust for; punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; go down in value; alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; treat a defect
right as in put in or restore to an upright position
  • "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"
right as in regain an upright or proper position
  • "The capsized boat righted again"
right as in make right or correct
  • "Correct the mistakes"
  • "rectify the calculation"

Synonyms

  • correctfree from error; socially right or correct; in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; correct in opinion or judgment; make right or correct; make reparations or amends for; censure severely; adjust for; punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; go down in value; alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; treat a defect
  • rectifymath: determine the length of; reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one; set straight or right; make right or correct; convert into direct current
right as in 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"
right as in 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"
right as in the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right

    Synonyms

    • right fieldthe piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right ; the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the right third of the outfield (looking from home plate)
    • rightfieldthe piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right ; the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the right third of the outfield (looking from home plate)
    right as in those who support political or social or economic conservatism
    • "those who believe that things are better left unchanged"

    Synonyms

    • right wingthose who support political or social or economic conservatism
    right as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • right handthe hand that is on the right side of the body
    right as in 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"
    right as in anything in accord with principles of justice
    • "he feels he is in the right"
    • "the rightfulness of his claim"

    Synonyms

    • rightfulnessanything in accord with principles of justice
    right as in (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing
    • "mineral rights"
    • "film rights"
    right as in precisely, exactly
    • "stand right here!"
    right as in immediately
    • "she called right after dinner"
    right as in exactly
    • "he fell flop on his face"

    Synonyms

    • flopwith a flopping sound; exactly; fall loosely; fall suddenly and abruptly ; fail utterly; an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers; someone who is unsuccessful ; a complete failure; the act of throwing yourself down
    right as in toward or on the right
    • "also used figuratively"
    • "he looked right and left"
    • "the party has moved right"
    right as in in the right manner
    • "correctly"
    • "suitably"
    • "please do your job properly!"
    • "can't you carry me decent?"

    Synonyms

    • properlyin the right manner; indicating exactness or preciseness; in accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances
    • decentlyin a decent manner; in the right manner
    • decentin the right manner; socially or conventionally correct; in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion; conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; sufficiently clothed to see visitors or appear in public; observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress; meeting requirements
    right as in an interjection expressing agreement

      Synonyms

      • right onan interjection expressing agreement
      right as in (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"

      Synonyms

      • mighty(Southern regional intensive) very; having or showing great strength or force or intensity
      • mightilypowerfully or vigorously; (Southern regional intensive) very
      • powerful(Southern regional intensive) very; having great power or force or potency or effect; strong enough to knock down or overwhelm; having great influence ; (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; displaying superhuman strength or power
      right as in 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"

      Synonyms

      • whollyto a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
      • entirelyto a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); without any others being included or involved
      • completelyto a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); so as to be complete
      • totallyto a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
      • all(quantifier) used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class; completely given to or absorbed by; to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
      • altogetherinformal terms for nakedness; to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); with everything included or counted; with everything considered (and neglecting details)
      • wholeall of something including all its component elements or parts; an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); including all components without exception; (of siblings) having the same parents; not injured or harmed ; exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; acting together as a single undiversified whole
      right as in in accordance with moral or social standards
      • "that serves him right"
      • "do right by him"

      Synonyms

      • justlywith honesty; in accordance with moral or social standards
      right as in in an accurate manner
      • "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"
      • "he guessed right"

      Synonyms

      • correctlyin an accurate manner
      • arightin an accurate manner
      right as in 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"
      right as in 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"

      Synonyms

      • correctfree from error; socially right or correct; in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; correct in opinion or judgment; make right or correct; make reparations or amends for; censure severely; adjust for; punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; go down in value; alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; treat a defect
      right as in socially right or correct
      • "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"
      • "correct behavior"

      Synonyms

      • correctfree from error; socially right or correct; in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; correct in opinion or judgment; make right or correct; make reparations or amends for; censure severely; adjust for; punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; go down in value; alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; treat a defect
      right as in in conformance with justice or law or morality
      • "do the right thing and confess"
      right as in correct in opinion or judgment
      • "time proved him right"

      Synonyms

      • correctfree from error; socially right or correct; in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; correct in opinion or judgment; make right or correct; make reparations or amends for; censure severely; adjust for; punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; go down in value; alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; treat a defect
      right as in 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"

      Synonyms

      • propermarked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; having all the qualities typical of the thing specified; limited to the thing specified; appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs
      right as in of or belonging to the political or intellectual right
        right as in in or into a satisfactory condition
        • "things are right again now"
        • "put things right"
        right as in intended for the right hand
        • "a right-hand glove"

        Synonyms

        • right(a)
        • right-hand(a)
        right as in in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure
        • "what's the right word for this?"
        • "the right way to open oysters"

        Synonyms

        • correctfree from error; socially right or correct; in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; correct in opinion or judgment; make right or correct; make reparations or amends for; censure severely; adjust for; punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; go down in value; alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; treat a defect
        right as in having the axis perpendicular to the base
        • "a right angle"
        right as in (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"

        Synonyms

        • right(a)
        right as in (informal) very
        • "used informally as an intensifier"
        • "that is one fine dog"
        • "a right fine day"

        Synonyms

        • one(a)
        • right(a)
        right as in 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"

        Synonyms

        • good(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well'); completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); benefit; moral excellence or admirableness; that which is pleasing or valuable or useful; articles of commerce ; having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; having the normally expected amount; morally admirable ; deserving of esteem and respect; promoting or enhancing well-being; agreeable or pleasing; of moral excellence; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; thorough; with or in a close or intimate relationship; financially safe; most suitable or right for a particular purpose; resulting favorably; exerting force or influence; capable of pleasing; appealing to the mind; in excellent physical condition; tending to promote physical well-being; not forged; not left to spoil; generally admired
        • ripefully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; fully prepared or eager; most suitable or right for a particular purpose; at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge; far along in time
        right as in precisely accurate
        • "a veracious account"

        Synonyms

        • veracioushabitually speaking the truth; precisely accurate