Textual thesaurus for "right"

(adj) veracious

precisely accurate

a veracious account

(adj) proper

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

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

(adj) correct

free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth

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

(adj) correct

correct in opinion or judgment

time proved him right

(adj) good, ripe

most suitable or right for a particular purpose

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

(adj) correct

socially right or correct

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

(adj) correct

in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure

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

(adj) right-hand

intended for the right hand

a right-hand glove

(adv) mightily, mighty, powerful

(Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree

the baby is mighty cute; he's mighty tired; it is powerful humid; that boy is powerful big now; they have a right nice place; they rejoiced mightily

(adv) flop


he fell flop on his face

(adv) right on

an interjection expressing agreement

(adv) in good order, properly, the right way, decent, decently

in the right manner

please do your job properly!; can't you carry me decent?

(adv) correctly, aright

in an accurate manner

the flower had been correctly depicted by his son; he guessed right

(adv) justly

in accordance with moral or social standards

that serves him right; do right by him

(noun) right field, rightfield

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

(noun) rightfulness

anything in accord with principles of justice

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

(noun) right hand

the hand that is on the right side of the body

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

(noun) right wing

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

(verb) rectify, correct

make right or correct

Correct the mistakes; rectify the calculation

(verb) compensate, redress, correct

make reparations or amends for

right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust