5 Letters
4 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Origin/Roots
Middle English
Type Of Speech
You can use right as a article, noun, adverb, adjective satellite or as a verb in a sentence.
School Grade
Right is set as a kindergarten word that starts with r, ends with t, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 5 letters.
Word Information
A 1 syllables article with the letters g, h, i, r and t, 4 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables. The starting characters are r, ri, rig, righ, and ending characters are t, ht, ght, ight, with 5 letters..
Verb Examples
make reparations or amends for;
"right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
make right or correct;
"Correct the mistakes";
"rectify the calculation"
regain an upright or proper position;
"The capsized boat righted again"
put in or restore to an upright position;
"They righted the sailboat that had capsized"
Adjective Satellite Examples
appropriate for a condition or occasion;
"everything in its proper place";
"the right man for the job";
"she is not suitable for the position"
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"
having the axis perpendicular to the base;
"a right angle"
socially right or correct;
"it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye";
"correct behavior"
in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure;
"what's the right word for this?";
"the right way to open oysters"
in or into a satisfactory condition;
"things are right again now";
"put things right"
Article Examples
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"
correct in opinion or judgment;
"time proved him right"
of or belonging to the political or intellectual right
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"
in conformance with justice or law or morality;
"do the right thing and confess"
Adverb Examples
(Southern regional intensive) very;
"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"
exactly;
"he fell flop on his face"
immediately;
"she called right after dinner"
an interjection expressing agreement
in the right manner;
"please do your job properly!";
"can't you carry me decent?"
in a correct manner;
"he guessed right"
precisely, exactly;
"stand right here!"
completely;
"she felt right at home";
"he fell right into the trap"
in accordance with moral or social standards;
"that serves him right";
"do right by him"
toward or on the right;
also used figuratively;
"he looked right and left";
"the party has moved right"
Noun Examples
the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
anything in accord with principles of justice;
"he feels he is in the right";
"the rightfulness of his claim"
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
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"
those who support political or social or economic conservatism;
those who believe that things are better left unchanged
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"
(frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing;
"mineral rights";
"film rights"
a turn to the right;
"take a right at the corner"

Antonyms

There are 1 words that have the opposite meaning of right.

Antonym Definition
Wrongnot in accord with established usage or procedure
"the wrong medicine"
"the wrong way to shuck clams"

Anagrams

There are 2 anagrams from right.

Anagram Definition
Rightmake reparations or amends for
"right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
Girthstable gear consisting of a band around a horse''s belly that holds the saddle in place

View English words with the unique letters used in right. Words With The Letters Ghirt

Derives

Right derives from 10 words.

Word Definition
Amendssomething done or paid in expiation of a wrong
"how can I make amends"
Compensationthe act of compensating for service or loss or injury
Damagesa sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
Indemnificationan act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance
Indemnitya sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
Recompensethe act of compensating for service or loss or injury
Redressact of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
Remediationact of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
Remedyact of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
Rightmake reparations or amends for
"right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"

Hypernyms

Right has 3 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Alterremove the ovaries of
"Is your cat spayed?"
Changethe action of changing something
"the change of government had no impact on the economy"
"his change on abortion cost him the election"
Modifycause to change
make different
cause a transformation
"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"
"The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Hyponyms

There are 6 hyponyms for right

Word Definition
Abymake amends for;
"expiate one''s sins"
Abyemake amends for;
"expiate one''s sins"
Atonemake amends for;
"expiate one''s sins"
Expiatemake amends for;
"expiate one''s sins"
Over Correct
Overcompensatemake excessive corrections for fear of making an error

Names With The Word "Right"

8 names are spelled with right.

Name Male Female
WrightYesNo
WainwrightYesNo
DwrightYesNo
BrightonYesYes
BrightenYesYes

View All Names For Right

See Also (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Right"

There are 6 words/phrases you might want to use in relation to right.

See Also Definition
Compensatemake payment to;
compensate;
"My efforts were not remunerated"
Correcttreat a defect;
"The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"
Counterbalancean equivalent counterbalancing weight
Even Offn/a
Even Outn/a
Even Upn/a


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