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right British & World English

Morally good, justified, or acceptable

right English Thesaurus

I do not believe that it would be right to reverse this decision

eyes front British & World English

A military command to turn the head in the direction stated

hang a left British & World English

Make a left (or right) turn

the Right in right British & World English

A group or party favouring conservative views and supporting capitalist principles

stage left British & World English

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

tick all the boxes British & World English

Fulfil all the necessary requirements

all right British & World English

Of a satisfactory or acceptable quality

Mr Right British & World English

The ideal future husband

of right British & World English

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

right on British & World English

Used as an expression of strong support, approval, or encouragement

right-on British & World English

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

too right British & World English

Used to express one’s enthusiastic agreement with a statement

all right English Thesaurus

the tea was all right

come right British & World English

Have a good outcome; end well

human right British & World English

A right which is believed to belong to every person

mere right British & World English

A right to property with no right to possession

she's right British & World English

That will be all right; don’t worry

right about British & World English

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

right angle British & World English

An angle of 90°, as in a corner of a square, or formed by dividing a circle into quarters

right back British & World English

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

right bank British & World English

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

Right Bank British & World English

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

right brain British & World English

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

right-click British & World English

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

right field British & World English

The part of the outfield to the right of the batter when facing the pitcher

right hand British & World English

The hand of a person’s right side

right stuff British & World English

The necessary qualities for a given task or job

right turn British & World English

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

right whale British & World English

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

right wing British & World English

The conservative or reactionary section of a political party or system

water right British & World English

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

right-wing English Thesaurus

the right-wing opposition party

inside right British & World English

An attacking player in soccer or field hockey whose position is near to the centre of the field, to the right of the centre forward

miner's right British & World English

A licence to prospect and dig for gold or another mineral

patent right British & World English

The exclusive right conferred by a patent

right enough British & World English

Certainly; undeniably

right-angled British & World English

Containing or being a right angle

right-footed British & World English

(Of a person) using the right foot more naturally than the left

right-handed British & World English

(Of a person) using the right hand more naturally than the left

right-hander British & World English

A right-handed person

right-minded British & World English

Having sound views and principles

do right by British & World English

Treat (someone) fairly

a right one British & World English

A silly or foolish person

right ascension British & World English

The distance of a point east of the First Point of Aries, measured along the celestial equator and expressed in hours, minutes, and seconds

right of way British & World English

The legal right, established by usage or grant, to pass along a specific route through grounds or property belonging to another

Right Reverend British & World English

A title given to a bishop, especially in the Anglican Church

right-to-die British & World English

Pertaining to, expressing, or advocating the right to refuse extraordinary measures intended to prolong someone’s life when they are terminally ill or comatose


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