Synonyms of right in English:
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4 informal he'll be right down
straight, immediately, instantly, at once, straightaway, now, right now, this minute, directly, forthwith, without further ado, promptly, quickly, as soon as possible, ASAP, in short order
informal straight off, PDQ, pretty damn quick, pronto, lickety-split
[Antonyms] sometime, later
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- by rights, these kids should have been offered a decent educationproperly, correctly, technically, in fairness;legally, de jure
- we'll miss the bus if we don't leave right awayat once, straightaway, now, right now, this minute, this very minute, this instant, immediately, instantly, directly, forthwith, without further ado, promptly, quickly, without delay, as soon as possible, in short orderinformal straight off, pretty damn quick, PDQ, ASAP, pronto, lickety-split
within one's rights
- Mr. Barnes is within his rights to dispute the charges to his accountentitled, permitted, allowed, at liberty, empowered, authorized, qualified, licensed, justified
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