Straight; direct; being the shortest course; keeping one direction throughout: as, a right line.In conformity with the moral law; permitted by the principle which ought to regulate conduct; in accordance with truth, justice, duty, or the will of God; ethically good; equitable; just.Acting in accordance with the highest moral standard; upright in conduct; righteous; free from guilt or blame.Rightful; due; proper; fitting; suitable.Hence Most convenient, desirable, or favorable; conforming to one's wish or desire; to be preferred; fortunate; lucky.True; actual; real; genuine.Precise; exact; very. Compare right, adv., 5.In conformity with truth or fact or reason; correct; not erroneous.Recognizing or stating truth; correct in judgment or opinion.Properly done, made, placed, disposed, or adjusted; orderly; well-regulated; well-performed; correct: as, the sum is not right; the drawing is not right.In good health or spirits; well in body or mind; in good condition; comfortable.Most finished, ornamental, or elaborate; most important: chief; front: as, the right side of a piece of cloth.Belonging to or located upon that side which, with reference to the human body, is on the east when the face is toward the north; dexter or dextral: as, the right arm; the right cheek: opposed to left.Formed by or with reference to a line drawn to another line or surface by the shortest course: as, a right angle; a right cone; right ascension.Synonyms and Upright, honest, lawful, rightful.Correct, meet, appropriate.n. Rightness; conformity to an authoritative standard; obedience to or harmony with the rules of morality, justice, truth, reason, propriety, etc.; especially, moral rightness; justice; integrity; righteousness: opposed to wrong.n. That which is right, or conforms to rule.n. Right conduct; a just and good act, or course of action; anything which justly may or should be done.n. The person, party, or cause which is sustained by justice.n. That which accords with truth, fact, or reason; the truth.n. A just claim or title; a power or privilege whereby one may be, do, receive, or enjoy something; an authoritative title, whether arising through custom, courtesy, reason, humanity, or morality, or conceded by law.n. In law, that which any one is entitled to have, or to do, or to require from others, within the limits prescribed by law (Kent); any legal consequence which any person, natural or artificial, is entitled to insist attaches to a given state of facts; the power recognized by law in a person by virtue of which another or others are bound to do or forbear toward or in regard of him or his interests; a legally protectable interest. ; ;n. That which is due by just claim; a rightful portion; one's due or deserts.n. A fee required; a charge.n. The outward, front, or most finished surface of anything: as, the right of a piece of cloth, a coin, etc: opposed to the reverse.n. The right side; the side or direction opposite to the left.n. Anything, usually one member of a pair, shaped or otherwise adapted for a right-hand position or use.n. [capitalized] In the politics of continental Europe, the conservative party: so named from their customary position on the right of the president in the legislative assembly.n. By authorization; by reason or virtue; because: followed by of. Also in right.n. Correct; not deceived or mistaken as to the truth of a matter.n. To pledge one in a toast. [Compare the French phrase faire raison a.]n. To have good reason or cause.n. Hence— To come near; have a narrow escape from: as, I'd a good right to be run over by a runaway horse this morning; I had a right to get lost going through the woods. [Colloq. and local.]n. In the right or proper order; properly; fittingly: now rarely used except with the verbs put and set: as, to put a room to rights (see above).n. Synonyms and Equity, Law, etc. See justice.n. Prerogative.In a right or straight line; straight; directly.In a right manner; justly; according to the law or will of God, or to the standard of truth and justice; righteously.In a proper, suitable, or desirable manner; according to rule, requirement, or desire; in order and to the purpose; properly; well; successfully.According to fact or truth; truly; correctly; not erroneously.Exactly; precisely; completely; quite; just: as, right here; right now; to speak right out.In a great degree; very: used specifically in certain titles: as, right reverend; right honorable.Toward the right hand; to the right; dextrad.To set straight or upright; restore to the normal or proper position.To set right; adjust or correct, as something out of the proper order or state; make right.To do justice to; relieve from wrong; vindicate: often used reflexively.To direct; address.To resume an upright or vertical position: as, the ship righted.