Synonyms for (noun) right

Synonyms: right

Definition: a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east

Usage: take a right at the corner

Similar words: turn, turning

Definition: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course

Usage: he took a turn to the right


Synonyms: right, right field, rightfield

Definition: the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right

Similar words: piece of ground, piece of land, tract, parcel, parcel of land

Definition: an extended area of land


Synonyms: right, rightfulness

Definition: anything in accord with principles of justice

Usage: he feels he is in the right; the rightfulness of his claim

Similar words: justice, justness

Definition: the quality of being just or fair


Synonyms: right

Definition: an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

Usage: they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights; Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people- Eleanor Roosevelt; a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away

Similar words: abstract, abstraction

Definition: a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance

Usage: he loved her only in the abstract--not in person


Synonyms: right, right hand

Definition: the hand that is on the right side of the body

Usage: he writes with his right hand but pitches with his left; hit him with quick rights to the body

Similar words: hand, manus, paw, mitt

Definition: the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb

Usage: he had the hands of a surgeon; he extended his mitt


Synonyms: right, right wing

Definition: those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged

Similar words: sect, faction

Definition: a dissenting clique


Synonyms: right

Definition: location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east

Usage: he stood on the right

Similar words: position, place

Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something

Usage: he put the lamp back in its place


Synonyms: right

Definition: (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing

Usage: mineral rights; film rights

Similar words: stake, interest

Definition: (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something

Usage: they have interests all over the world; a stake in the company's future

Synonyms for (verb) right

Synonyms: rectify, right, correct

Definition: make right or correct

Usage: Correct the mistakes; rectify the calculation

Similar words: turn, change by reversal, reverse

Definition: change to the contrary

Usage: The trend was reversed; the tides turned against him; public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern


Synonyms: right

Definition: regain an upright or proper position

Usage: The capsized boat righted again

Similar words: change posture

Definition: undergo a change in bodily posture


Synonyms: right

Definition: put in or restore to an upright position

Usage: They righted the sailboat that had capsized

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: compensate, redress, right, correct

Definition: make reparations or amends for

Usage: right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms for (adjective) right

Synonyms: right, veracious

Definition: precisely accurate

Usage: a veracious account

Similar words: accurate

Definition: conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy

Usage: an accurate reproduction; the accounting was accurate; accurate measurements; an accurate scale


Synonyms: right, proper

Definition: appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs

Usage: everything in its proper place; the right man for the job; she is not suitable for the position

Similar words: appropriate

Definition: suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc

Usage: a book not appropriate for children; a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity; it seems that an apology is appropriate


Synonyms: right, correct

Definition: free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth

Usage: the correct answer; the correct version; the right answer; took the right road; the right decision

Similar words: precise, accurate, exact

Definition: (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct

Usage: a precise image; a precise measurement


Similar words: letter-perfect, word-perfect

Definition: correct to the last detail; especially being in or following the exact words

Usage: a letter-perfect rendition of the soliloquy; she was word-perfect in her part


Similar words: straight

Definition: following a correct or logical method

Usage: straight reasoning


Synonyms: right, correct

Definition: correct in opinion or judgment

Usage: time proved him right

Similar words: right-minded

Definition: disposed toward or having views based on what is right

Usage: respect for law which every right-minded citizen ought to have- Bertrand Russell


Synonyms: good, right, ripe

Definition: most suitable or right for a particular purpose

Usage: a good time to plant tomatoes; the right time to act; the time is ripe for great sociological changes

Similar words: opportune

Definition: suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose

Usage: an opportune place to make camp; an opportune arrival


Synonyms: right

Definition: (of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward

Usage: the right side of the cloth showed the pattern; be sure your shirt is right side out

Similar words: outside

Definition: relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit

Usage: an outside margin


Synonyms: right

Definition: having the axis perpendicular to the base

Usage: a right angle

Similar words: perpendicular

Definition: intersecting at or forming right angles

Usage: the axes are perpendicular to each other


Synonyms: right, correct

Definition: socially right or correct

Usage: it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye; correct behavior

Similar words: proper

Definition: marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness

Usage: proper medical treatment; proper manners


Synonyms: correct, right

Definition: in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure

Usage: what's the right word for this?; the right way to open oysters

Similar words: proper

Definition: marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness

Usage: proper medical treatment; proper manners


Synonyms: right, right-hand

Definition: intended for the right hand

Usage: a right-hand glove

Similar words: right-handed

Definition: using or intended for the right hand

Usage: a right-handed batter; right-handed scissors


Synonyms: right

Definition: of or belonging to the political or intellectual right

Similar words: conservative

Definition: having social or political views favoring conservatism


Similar words: old-line, oldline

Definition: adhering to conservative or reactionary principles

Usage: an oldline senator


Similar words: reactionary, reactionist, far-right

Definition: extremely conservative


Similar words: rightish

Definition: tending toward the political right


Similar words: right-wing, rightist

Definition: believing in or supporting tenets of the political right


Synonyms: right

Definition: being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north

Usage: my right hand; right center field; a right-hand turn; the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream

Similar words: far

Definition: being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle

Usage: the horse on the right is the far horse; the right side is the far side of the horse


Similar words: rightmost

Definition: farthest to the right

Usage: in the rightmost line of traffic


Similar words: right-hand

Definition: located on or directed toward the right

Usage: a right-hand turn


Similar words: starboard

Definition: located on the right side of a ship or aircraft


Synonyms: right

Definition: in conformance with justice or law or morality

Usage: do the right thing and confess

Similar words: honorable, honourable, ethical

Definition: adhering to ethical and moral principles

Usage: it seems ethical and right; followed the only honorable course of action


Synonyms: right

Definition: in or into a satisfactory condition

Usage: things are right again now; put things right

Similar words: satisfactory

Definition: giving satisfaction

Usage: satisfactory living conditions; his grades were satisfactory