"rights" in the noun sense
an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature it is something that nobody can take away"
"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
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"
3. right field, rightfield, right
the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
4. right, right wing
those who support political or social or economic conservatism those who believe that things are better left unchanged
5. right, 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"
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"
7. right, rightfulness
anything in accord with principles of justice
"he feels he is in the right"
"the rightfulness of his claim"
frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing
"rights" in the verb sense
1. right, compensate, redress, correct
make reparations or amends for
"right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
put in or restore to an upright position
"They righted the sailboat that had capsized"
regain an upright or proper position
"The capsized boat righted again"
4. correct, rectify, right
make right or correct
"Correct the mistakes"
"rectify the calculation"
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