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  • 1 Right — (r[imac]t), a. [OE. right, riht, AS. riht; akin to D. regt, OS. & OHG. reht, G. recht, Dan. ret, Sw. r[ a]tt, Icel. r[ e]ttr, Goth. ra[ i]hts, L. rectus, p. p. of regere to guide, rule; cf. Skr. [.r]ju straight, right. [root]115. Cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Right — Right, adv. 1. In a right manner. [1913 Webster] 2. In a right or straight line; directly; hence; straightway; immediately; next; as, he stood right before me; it went right to the mark; he came right out; he followed right after the guide. [1913 …

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  • 3 Right — Right, n. [AS. right. See {Right}, a.] 1. That which is right or correct. Specifically: (a) The straight course; adherence to duty; obedience to lawful authority, divine or human; freedom from guilt, the opposite of moral wrong. (b) A true… …

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  • 4 Right — Right, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Righted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Righting}.] [AS. rihtan. See {Right}, a.] 1. To bring or restore to the proper or natural position; to set upright; to make right or straight (that which has been wrong or crooked); to… …

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  • 5 Right On — can mean the following:* Right On (album) , the 1970 album recorded by The Supremes for the Motown label, the first Supremes album not to feature former lead singer Diana Ross * Right On! , an American teen magazine catering to African American… …

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  • 6 Right On! — is an American teen magazine. It is published by Dorchester Media in New York City, and it was a sister publication of Tiger Beat .The magazine was born in 1971, out of necessity to have a teen idol type of magazine for Black teens in the United… …

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  • 7 Right — Right, v. i. 1. To recover the proper or natural condition or position; to become upright. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) Hence, to regain an upright position, as a ship or boat, after careening. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 right — (на шине) – для шины с асимметричным рисунком протектора – шина устанавливается на правую сторону автомобиля. EdwART. Словарь автомобильного жаргона, 2009 …

    Автомобильный словарь

  • 9 right — rightable, adj. /ruyt/, adj., righter, rightest, n., adv., v. adj. 1. in accordance with what is good, proper, or just: right conduct. 2. in conformity with fact, reason, truth, or some standard or principle; correct: the right solution; the… …

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  • 10 right — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English riht; akin to Old High German reht right, Latin rectus straight, right, regere to lead straight, direct, rule, rogare to ask, Greek oregein to stretch out Date: before 12th century 1.… …

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  • 11 Right — A right is a legal or moral entitlement or permission. Rights are of vital importance in theories of justice and deontological ethics.The contemporary notion of rights is universalist and egalitarian. Equal rights are granted to all people. By… …

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  • 12 right — See: ALL RIGHT, ALL RIGHT FOR YOU, DEAD TO RIGHTS, GIVE ONE S RIGHT ARM, HEART IN THE RIGHT PLACE, IN THE RIGHT, PLAY ONE S CARDS RIGHT, PUT TO RIGHTS or SET TO RIGHTS, SERVE RIGHT, TO RIGHTS …

    Dictionary of American idioms

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  • 14 Right-On — Infobox Album | Name = Right On Type = Live album Artist = Charly Antolini Dick Morrissey Released = 1993 Recorded = 6th May 1993 Genre = Jazz Length = Label = Bellaphone Producers = Reviews = Last album = Charly Antolini Meets Dick Morrissey… …

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  • 15 right on — {adj.}, {interj.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. Exclamation of animated approval Yes, That s correct, You re telling the truth, we believe you, etc. * /Orator: And we shall see the promised land! Crowd: Right on!/ 2. Correct; to the point; accurate. *… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 16 right on — {adj.}, {interj.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. Exclamation of animated approval Yes, That s correct, You re telling the truth, we believe you, etc. * /Orator: And we shall see the promised land! Crowd: Right on!/ 2. Correct; to the point; accurate. *… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 17 right-on — /ruyt on , awn /, adj. Slang. 1. exactly right or to the point. 2. up to date; relevant: a right on movie that shows conditions as they really are. [1965 70, Amer.] * * * …

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  • 18 right on — adjective Date: 1925 1. exactly correct often used interjectionally to express agreement 2. (usually right on) attuned to the spirit of the times …

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  • 19 right-on — adjective see right on 2 …

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  • 20 right — a right to catch a specified quantity of fish, a proportion of the total allowable catch, to use a boat or any other specified fishing equipment, in a manner specified in a management plan or in fishery regulations …

    Dictionary of ichthyology