Definition for right

adjective as in fair, just

adjective as in sane, healthy

adjective as in conservative politically

adjective as in opposite of left

adverb as in accurately, precisely

adverb as in appropriately, suitably

adverb as in beneficially

adverb as in directly, without delay

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Example Sentences

Many iPhone owners are seeing a strange orange dot appearing from time to time in the top right corner of their screen.

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Ajami says that, right now, officials can’t do much while the fires are still ongoing.

What I have found is likely no surprise, and why I believe this is the most important conversation happening right now, and in the near future with Digital Marketing.

It turned out to be the right move, and we only have 15 people and they are getting better, and hopefully they’re all better.

To choose the right name, we must first find the birthplace of our new epoch, which is the same thing as finding the deathplace of the Holocene.

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

Everywhere I go, ‘Hey Cartman, you must like Family Guy, right?’

Charlie ridiculed my faith and culture and I died defending his right to do so.

Gay marriage was the hot-button fight on the left and right.

It is grandstanding for a right rarely protected unless under immediate attack.

What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?

Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.

She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.

In Spain he was regarded as the right arm of the ultra-clericals and a possible supporter of Carlism.

The thought seemed to produce the dreaded object, for next moment a large hummock appeared right ahead.


On this page you'll find 636 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to right, such as: appropriate, good, honest, honorable, legal, and legitimate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.