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right US English

Morally good, justified, or acceptable

right US Thesaurus

it wouldn't be right to do that

up one's alley US English

Well suited to one’s tastes, interests, or abilities

out of the box US English

Used to refer to the immediate usability or functionality of a newly purchased product, typically an electronic device or a piece of software

eyes front US English

A military command to turn the head in the particular direction stated

hang a left US English

Make a left (or right) turn

right in right US English

short for right field.

the Right in right US English

A grouping or political party favoring conservative views and supporting capitalist economic principles

right field US English

The part of the outfield to the right of center field from the perspective of home plate

right in right field US English

The part of the outfield to the right of center field from the perspective of home plate

stage left US English

On the left (or right) side of a stage from the point of view of a performer facing the audience

straight away US English

Immediately

the wrong side of the tracks US English

A poor, less prestigious (or wealthy, prestigious) part of town

all right US English

Satisfactory but not especially good; acceptable

Mr. Right US English

The ideal future husband

of right US English

As a result of having a moral or legal claim or entitlement

right on US English

Used an expression of strong support, approval, or encouragement

right-on US English

In keeping with fashionable liberal or left-wing opinions and values

right arm US English

One’s most reliable helper

all right US Thesaurus

the tea was all right

human right US English

A right that is believed to belong justifiably to every person

mere right US English

A right to property with no right to possession

she's right US English

That will be all right; don’t worry

right-about US English

A right turn continued through 180° so as to face in the opposite direction

right angle US English

An angle of 90°, as in a corner of a square or at the intersection of two perpendicular straight lines

right back US English

A defender in soccer or field hockey who plays primarily in a position on the right of the field

right bank US English

The bank of a river, on the right as one faces downstream

Right Bank US English

A district in the city of Paris, located on the right bank of the Seine River, north of the river. The area contains the Champs-Élysées and the Louvre

right brain US English

The right-hand side of the human brain, believed to be associated with creative thought and the emotions

right-click US English

Select an item in a graphical user interface by pressing the right-hand button of a mouse

right hand US English

The hand of a person’s right side

right side US English

The side of something, especially a garment or fabric, intended to be uppermost or foremost; the better or usable side of something

right stuff US English

The necessary qualities for a given task or job

right turn US English

A turn that brings a person’s front to face the way their right side did before

right whale US English

A baleen whale with a large head and a deeply curved jaw, of Arctic and temperate waters

right wing US English

The conservative or reactionary section of a political party or system

water right US English

The right to make use of the water from a stream, lake, or irrigation canal

right hand New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive; abbreviation r.h.)

right wing New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

miner's right US English

A licence to prospect and dig for gold or another mineral

patent right US English

The exclusive right conferred by a patent


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