right

Meanings

Adjective

  • Straight, not bent.
  • Of an angle, having a size of 90 degrees, or one quarter of a complete rotation; the angle between two perpendicular lines.
  • Of a geometric figure, incorporating a right angle between edges, faces, axes, etc.
  • Complying with justice, correctness or reason; correct, just, true.
  • Appropriate, perfectly suitable; fit for purpose.
  • Healthy, sane, competent.
  • Real; veritable (used emphatically).
  • All right; not requiring assistance.
  • Most favourable or convenient; fortunate.
  • Designating the side of the body which is positioned to the east if one is facing north. This arrow points to the reader's right: →
  • Designed to be placed or worn outward.
  • Pertaining to the political right; conservative.

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Noun

  • That which complies with justice, law or reason.
  • A legal, just or moral entitlement.
  • The right side or direction.
  • The right hand or fist.
  • The authority to perform, publish, film, or televise a particular work, event, etc.; a copyright.
  • The ensemble of right-wing political parties; political conservatives as a group.
  • The outward or most finished surface, as of a coin, piece of cloth, a carpet, etc.
  • A wave breaking from right to left (viewed from the shore).

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