Associations to the word «Rights»

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RIGHT, adjective. (archaic) Straight, not bent.
RIGHT, adjective. Of an angle, having a size of 90 degrees, or one quarter of a complete rotation; the angle between two perpendicular lines.
RIGHT, adjective. Complying with justice, correctness or reason; correct, just, true.
RIGHT, adjective. Appropriate, perfectly suitable; fit for purpose.
RIGHT, adjective. Healthy, sane, competent.
RIGHT, adjective. Real; veritable.
RIGHT, adjective. (Australia) All right; not requiring assistance.
RIGHT, adjective. (dated) Most favourable or convenient; fortunate.
RIGHT, adjective. Designating the side of the body which is positioned to the east if one is facing north. This arrow points to the right: →
RIGHT, adjective. Designed to be placed or worn outward.
RIGHT, adjective. (politics) Pertaining to the political right; conservative.
RIGHT, adverb. On the right side.
RIGHT, adverb. Towards the right side.
RIGHT, interjection. Yes, that is correct; I agree.
RIGHT, interjection. I agree with whatever you say; I have no opinion.
RIGHT, interjection. Signpost word to change the subject in a discussion or discourse.
RIGHT, interjection. Used to check agreement at the end of an utterance.
RIGHT, interjection. Used to add seriousness or decisiveness before a statement.
RIGHT, noun. That which complies with justice, law or reason.
RIGHT, noun. A legal or moral entitlement.
RIGHT, noun. The right side or direction.
RIGHT, noun. (politics) The ensemble of right-wing political parties; political conservatives as a group.
RIGHT, noun. The outward or most finished surface, as of a piece of cloth, a carpet, etc.
RIGHT, verb. To correct.
RIGHT, verb. To set upright.
RIGHT, verb. (intransitive) To return to normal upright position.
RIGHT, verb. To do justice to; to relieve from wrong; to restore rights to; to assert or regain the rights of.
RIGHT, adverb. Exactly, precisely.
RIGHT, adverb. Immediately, directly.
RIGHT, adverb. (British) (US) (dialect) Very, extremely, quite.
RIGHT, adverb. According to fact or truth; actually; truly; really.
RIGHT, adverb. In a correct manner.
RIGHT, adverb. (dated) (still used in some titles) To a great extent or degree.
RIGHT AND LEFT, adverb. Alternative form of left and right
RIGHT AND LEFT SCREW, noun. A screw having threads upon the opposite ends which wind in opposite directions.
RIGHT ANGLE, noun. (geometry) Half of the angle formed by a single straight line, equivalent to 90 degrees.
RIGHT ANGLE, noun. (mathematics) An ∟ character.
RIGHT ANGLES, noun. Plural of right angle
RIGHT AS A TRIVET, adjective. (simile) in perfect state.
RIGHT AS RAIN, adjective. (simile) (colloquial) Very good; healthy.
RIGHT AS RAIN, adjective. (simile) (colloquial) Correct; factually accurate.
RIGHT ASCENSION, noun. (astronomy) The angular distance east of the vernal point (the solar zenith at the march equinox); the celestial equivalent of longitude.
RIGHT ASCENSIONS, noun. Plural of right ascension
RIGHT AWAY, adverb. (idiomatic) Very soon; quickly; immediately.
RIGHT BACK, noun. (soccer) a defender who normally plays on the right side of the field
RIGHT BACKS, noun. Plural of right back
RIGHT BANK, noun. (of a river) the bank to the right when facing downstream
RIGHT BANKS, noun. Plural of right bank
RIGHT BOWER, noun. (euchre) The jack of the trump suit, the highest card in the game except the joker.
RIGHT BRACKET, noun. The right square bracket "]" (Ascii 93)
RIGHT BRACKETS, noun. Plural of right bracket
RIGHT BRAIN, noun. The right cerebral hemisphere; the part of the brain associated with creativity in a popular culture.
RIGHT COSET, noun. (algebra) A right coset of a subgroup is a copy of that subgroup, multiplied on the right by some element from the parent group
RIGHT COSETS, noun. Plural of right coset
RIGHT CROSS, noun. (boxing) A cross (hook thrown over the opponent's punch) made with the right hand
RIGHT CROSSES, noun. Plural of right cross
RIGHT EIGENVALUE, noun. (linear algebra) An eigenvalue corresponding to the right transform of a given linear operator; i.e. \(\lambda\!\) such that \({\rm A} u = \lambda u\!\).
RIGHT EIGENVALUES, noun. Plural of right eigenvalue
RIGHT EIGENVECTOR, noun. (linear algebra) An eigenvector corresponding to the right transform of a given linear operator; i.e. \(u\) such that \({\rm A} u = \lambda u\!\).
RIGHT EIGENVECTORS, noun. Plural of right eigenvector
RIGHT FIELD, noun. (baseball) The part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and to your right if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.
RIGHT FIELD, noun. (baseball) The defensive position in the outfield to the right, typically played by a player who can throw well.
RIGHT FIELDER, noun. (baseball) The outfield defensive player that stands to the right of the field as viewed from home plate.
RIGHT FIELDERS, noun. Plural of right fielder
RIGHT HANDED, adjective. Alternative form of right-handed
RIGHT HANDEDNESS, noun. Alternative form of right-handedness
RIGHT HERE, adverb. In this very place
RIGHT HONOURABLE, adjective. Alternative form of right honourable
RIGHT HONOURABLE, adjective. A courtesy title applied to a peer below the rank of marquess.
RIGHT HONOURABLE, adjective. A courtesy title applied to a privy counsellor, to the lord mayor of various cities, and to the prime minister of certain Commonwealth countries.
RIGHT IDEAL, noun. (algebra) A subring which is closed under right-multiplication by any element of the ring.
RIGHT IDENTITIES, noun. Plural of right identity
RIGHT IDENTITY, noun. (algebra) An element of a structure, which produces an identity mapping when applied on the right.
RIGHT INVERSE, noun. (category theory) For a given morphism f : X → Y, its right inverse (if it has one) is a morphism s : Y → X such that \( f \circ s = \mbox{id}_Y \).
RIGHT LATERAL, adjective. (geology) Describes the relative motion of two blocks along a strike-slip fault. From a plan-view perspective, as if standing on the fault line, the right block moves towards, and the left block moves away.
RIGHT NOW, adverb. At this very moment
RIGHT NOW, adverb. Immediately
RIGHT OF COUNSEL, noun. (US) (legal) The right of a person accused of a crime to consult with an attorney before speaking with police.
RIGHT OF ENTRY, noun. (legal) Where a grantor has created a fee simple subject to condition subsequent, and the condition of the grant has come to pass, the right of the grantor to physically reclaim ownership of the land.
RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL, noun. (legal) A provision in a contract that permits a party to that contract or another named party to have an opportunity to purchase, use, or otherwise obtain a specified object before it is offered to any other party.
RIGHT OF PUBLICITY, noun. (legal) The right of an individual to control the commercial use of his or her name, image, likeness, or other identifying characteristics.
RIGHT OF REENTRY, noun. (legal) Where a grantor has created a fee simple subject to condition subsequent, and the condition of the grant has come to pass, the right of the grantor to physically reclaim ownership of the land.
RIGHT OF REENTRY, noun. (legal) The right of a person who has traveled out of their country of citizenship to cross the border upon return to that country.
RIGHT OF SEPULCHRE, noun. The common law doctrine that human remains must be left undisturbed in their place of deposition.
RIGHT OF WAY, noun. (uncountable) The right to proceed first in traffic, on land, on water or in the air. Also in metaphorical senses.
RIGHT OF WAY, noun. (countable) A legal right of passage over another's land or pathways.
RIGHT OF WAY, noun. (countable) A legal easement granted for the construction of a roadway or railway.
RIGHT OF WAY, noun. (countable) Land on which a right of way exists.
RIGHT OF WAY, noun. (countable) The area modified for passage of a railway; often specifically the railbed and tracks.
RIGHT OF WAY, noun. (fencing) (uncountable) The priority granted to the first person to properly execute an attack.
RIGHT OF WAYS, noun. Plural of right of way
RIGHT ON, adjective. (UK) (often pejorative) Possessing political and social views that are considered to be fashionable and left-wing.
RIGHT ON, interjection. (US) (idiomatic) An expression of enthusiasm or encouragement.
RIGHT ON THE MONEY, prepositional phrase. Alternative form of on the money
RIGHT ONE, noun. (Ulster) unpredictable individual
RIGHT STOCHASTIC MATRIX, adjective. (mathematics) (stochastic processes) (of a Markov chain) a square matrix whose rows consist of nonnegative real numbers, with each row summing to \(1\). Used to describe the transitions of a Markov chain; its element in the \(i\)'th row and \(j\)'th column describes the probability of moving from state \(i\) to state \(j\) in one time step.
RIGHT STUFF, noun. (informal) (with “the”) Ideal and essential qualities in character that are critical for success.
RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS, noun. Alternative form of right to keep and bear arms
RIGHT TO CHOOSE, noun. (public policy) (legal) (ethics) The moral or legal entitlement of a pregnant woman to make the full and final decision either to give birth to her child or to abort the fetus.
RIGHT TO CHOOSE, noun. (public policy) (legal) (ethics) The entitlement of a person to make the decision to end their own life through euthanasia.
RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS, noun. (chiefly US) The right of individuals to possess firearms and armor.
RIGHT TO LIFE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see right,‎ life.
RIGHT TO LIFE, noun. (public policy) (legal) (ethics) The right of a human being to the continuation of his or her life.
RIGHT TO LIFE, noun. (US) (public policy) (legal) (ethics) The moral or legal entitlement of an unborn child to be born, and not have its birth prevented through an abortion or other medical procedure.
RIGHT TO ROAM, noun. Freedom to roam
RIGHT TO WORK, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see right,‎ work.
RIGHT TO WORK, noun. (public policy) (legal) (ethics) The human right (the right of an individual) to have gainful employment.
RIGHT TO WORK, noun. (US) (public policy) (legal) The prohibition of union security agreements or closed shops; the prohibition of the requirement that those who take on work in a unionised shop join the union or pay it for representing them.
RIGHT TRIANGLE, noun. (geometry) A triangle having a right angle as one of its interior angles.
RIGHT TRIANGLES, noun. Plural of right triangle
RIGHT UP SOMEONE'S ALLEY, adjective. Alternative form of up someone's alley
RIGHT WHALE, noun. The baleen whales belonging to the family Balaenidae, in the genera Eubalaena (three species) and Balaena (one species, the bowhead whale, also called the Greenland right whale).
RIGHT WHALES, noun. Plural of right whale
RIGHT WING, noun. (politics) the more right-wing faction of a group or party
RIGHT WING, noun. (sports) the right-hand side of a sports field
RIGHT WING, noun. (ice hockey) the offensive player who plays to the center's right

Dictionary definition

RIGHT, noun. An abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "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".
RIGHT, noun. Location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east; "he stood on the right".
RIGHT, noun. The piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right.
RIGHT, noun. Those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged.
RIGHT, noun. 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".
RIGHT, noun. A turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east; "take a right at the corner".
RIGHT, noun. Anything in accord with principles of justice; "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim".
RIGHT, noun. (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing; "mineral rights"; "film rights".
RIGHT, verb. Make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust".
RIGHT, verb. Put in or restore to an upright position; "They righted the sailboat that had capsized".
RIGHT, verb. Regain an upright or proper position; "The capsized boat righted again".
RIGHT, verb. Make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation".
RIGHT, adverb. Precisely, exactly; "stand right here!".
RIGHT, adverb. Immediately; "she called right after dinner".
RIGHT, adverb. Exactly; "he fell flop on his face".
RIGHT, adverb. Toward or on the right; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right".
RIGHT, adverb. In the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?".
RIGHT, adverb. An interjection expressing agreement.
RIGHT, adverb. Completely; "she felt right at home"; "he fell right into the trap".
RIGHT, adverb. (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".
RIGHT, adverb. In accordance with moral or social standards; "that serves him right"; "do right by him".
RIGHT, adverb. In an accurate manner; "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right".
RIGHT, adjective. Being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north; "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".
RIGHT, adjective. 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".
RIGHT, adjective. Socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior".
RIGHT, adjective. In conformance with justice or law or morality; "do the right thing and confess".
RIGHT, adjective. Correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right".
RIGHT, adjective. 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".
RIGHT, adjective. Of or belonging to the political or intellectual right.
RIGHT, adjective. In or into a satisfactory condition; "things are right again now"; "put things right".
RIGHT, adjective. Intended for the right hand; "a right-hand glove".
RIGHT, adjective. In accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters".
RIGHT, adjective. Having the axis perpendicular to the base; "a right angle".
RIGHT, adjective. (of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward; "the right side of the cloth showed the pattern"; "be sure your shirt is right side out".
RIGHT, adjective. 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".
RIGHT, adjective. Precisely accurate; "a veracious account".

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We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke