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Definitions by Oxford


[rʌɪt], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- morally good, justified, or acceptable
(e.g: I hope we're doing the right thing)

- true or correct as a fact
(e.g: I'm not sure I know the right answer)

- in a satisfactory, sound, or normal state or condition
(e.g: that sausage doesn't smell right)

- on, towards, or relating to the side of a human body or of a thing that is to the east when the person or thing is facing north
(e.g: my right elbow)

- relating to or denoting a person or group favouring right-wing views; conservative
(e.g: are you politically right, left, or centre?)

- complete; absolute (used for emphasis)
(e.g: I felt a right idiot)


Phrases:
- a right one
- as of right
- as right as rain
- bang to rights
- be in the right
- by rights
- do right by
- in one's own right
- in one's right mind
- not in one's right mind
- not right in the head
- on the right side of
- put someone right
- put something to rights
- right away
- right enough
- right on
- right side out
- she's right
- the right stuff
- too right

Origin:
Old English riht (adjective and noun), rihtan (verb), rihte (adverb), of Germanic origin; related to Latin rectus ‘ruled’, from an Indo-European root denoting movement in a straight line


[rʌɪt], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- to the furthest or most complete extent or degree (used for emphasis)
(e.g: the car spun right off the track)

- correctly
(e.g: he had guessed right)

- on or to the right side
(e.g: turn right off the B1269)


Phrases:
- a right one
- as of right
- as right as rain
- bang to rights
- be in the right
- by rights
- do right by
- in one's own right
- in one's right mind
- not in one's right mind
- not right in the head
- on the right side of
- put someone right
- put something to rights
- right away
- right enough
- right on
- right side out
- she's right
- the right stuff
- too right

Origin:


[rʌɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- that which is morally correct, just, or honourable
(e.g: she doesn't understand the difference between right and wrong)

- a moral or legal entitlement to have or do something
(e.g: she had every right to be angry)

- the right-hand part, side, or direction
(e.g: take the first turning on the right)

- a group or party favouring right-wing or conservative views
(e.g: the Right got in at the election)


Phrases:
- a right one
- as of right
- as right as rain
- bang to rights
- be in the right
- by rights
- do right by
- in one's own right
- in one's right mind
- not in one's right mind
- not right in the head
- on the right side of
- put someone right
- put something to rights
- right away
- right enough
- right on
- right side out
- she's right
- the right stuff
- too right

Origin:


[rʌɪt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- restore to a normal or upright position
(e.g: we righted the capsized dinghy)

- restore to a normal or correct state
(e.g: righting the economy demanded major cuts in defence spending)


Phrases:
- a right one
- as of right
- as right as rain
- bang to rights
- be in the right
- by rights
- do right by
- in one's own right
- in one's right mind
- not in one's right mind
- not right in the head
- on the right side of
- put someone right
- put something to rights
- right away
- right enough
- right on
- right side out
- she's right
- the right stuff
- too right

Origin:


[rʌɪt], (Interjection)

Definitions:
- used to indicate agreement or to acknowledge a statement or order
(e.g: ‘Barry's here.’ ‘Oh, right’)


Phrases:
- a right one
- as of right
- as right as rain
- bang to rights
- be in the right
- by rights
- do right by
- in one's own right
- in one's right mind
- not in one's right mind
- not right in the head
- on the right side of
- put someone right
- put something to rights
- right away
- right enough
- right on
- right side out
- she's right
- the right stuff
- too right

Origin:







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