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Synonyms for right

healthy

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directly

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turn up the right way again

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  • turn up the right way again
  • stand upright again
  • set upright again
  • turn back over

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by rights

in the right

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within your rights

Synonyms for right

in accordance with principles of right or good conduct

consistent with prevailing or accepted standards or circumstances

suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place

strongly favoring retention of the existing order

a privilege granted a person, as by virtue of birth

to restore to or place in an upright or proper position

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to restore to proper condition or functioning

to make right what is wrong

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location near or direction toward the right side

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

those who support political or social or economic conservatism

the hand that is on the right side of the body

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

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anything in accord with principles of justice

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

put in or restore to an upright position

regain an upright or proper position

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

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free from error

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socially right or correct

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in conformance with justice or law or morality

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correct in opinion or judgment

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

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of or belonging to the political or intellectual right

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in or into a satisfactory condition

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intended for the right hand

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in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure

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having the axis perpendicular to the base

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

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most suitable or right for a particular purpose

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precisely accurate

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exactly

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toward or on the right

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an interjection expressing agreement

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(Southern regional intensive) very

in accordance with moral or social standards

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in an accurate manner

References in classic literature ?
This may serve as a specimen of the numerous handles which would be given to the doctrine of constructive powers, by the indulgence of an injudicious zeal for bills of rights.
In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury shall be otherwise re-examined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.
SOCRATES: I have told him whom I supposed to be the teachers of these things; but I learn from you that I am utterly at fault, and I dare say that you are right.
He spoke when the fancy took him and when he judged it to be right.
And whoever wanteth to have fame, must take leave of honour betimes, and practise the difficult art of--going at the right time.
Do you believe that in this affair of Burdovsky you have right on your side?
All right," he sighed--"I shall meet you halfway in this proposition--got that?
I don't know what you mean, either of you, by right and wrong.
They talked in large ways of policy, and they identified policy and right.
Well," he says, "there's excuse for picks and letting-on in a case like this; if it warn't so, I wouldn't approve of it, nor I wouldn't stand by and see the rules broke -- because right is right, and wrong is wrong, and a body ain't got no business doing wrong when he ain't ignorant and knows better.
Not so," replied I; "besides your motion of Northward and Southward, there is another motion which I call from right to left.
We have already said, that all the members of the community will dispute with each other for the offices of the state; and in some particulars justly, but not so in general; the rich, for instance, because they have the greatest landed property, and the ultimate right to the soil is vested in the community; and also because their fidelity is in general most to be depended on.
Not only did the Russians not fortify the position on the field of Borodino to the left of, and at a right angle to, the highroad (that is, the position on which the battle took place), but never till the twenty-fifth of August, 1812, did they think that a battle might be fought there.
Just as though I should seek the right to be a wet-nurse and feel injured because women are paid for the work, while no one will take me," said the old prince.
Complaints are everywhere heard from our most considerate and virtuous citizens, equally the friends of public and private faith, and of public and personal liberty, that our governments are too unstable, that the public good is disregarded in the conflicts of rival parties, and that measures are too often decided, not according to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority.