Right

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Right->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ right
right
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ what ought to be
what ought to be
what should be
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fitness
fitness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ summum jus
summum jus
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ justice
justice
equity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ equitableness
equitableness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ propriety
propriety
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ fair play
fair play
impartiality
measure for measure
give and take
lex talionis
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ Astraea
Astraea
Nemesis
Themis
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ scales of justice
scales of justice
evenhanded justice
karma
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ suum cuique
suum cuique
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ clear stage
clear stage
fair field and no favor
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ morals
morals
&c.(duty) 926
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ law
law
&c. 963
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ honor
honor
&c.(probity) 939
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ virtue
virtue
&c. 944
PARAG:Right->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be right
be right
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stand to reason
stand to reason
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ see justice done
see justice done
see one righted
see fair play
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ do justice to
do justice to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ recompense
recompense
&c.(reward) 973
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bold the scales even
bold the scales even
give and take
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ serve one right
serve one right
put the saddle on the right horse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ give every one his due
give every one his due
give the devil his due
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ audire alteram partem
audire alteram partem
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ deserve
deserve
&c.(be entitled to) 924
PARAG:Right->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ right
right
good
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ just
just
reasonable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fit
fit
&c. 924
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ equal
equal
equable
equatable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ evenhanded
evenhanded
fair
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ legitimate
legitimate
justifiable
rightful
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ as it should be
as it should be
as it ought to be
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ lawful
lawful
&c.(permitted) 760
=>(legal)
???>963
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ deserved
deserved
&c. 924
PARAG:Right->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ rightly
rightly
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ bon droit
bon droit
au bon droit
in justice
in equity
in reason
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ without distinction of persons
without distinction of persons
without regard to persons
without respect to persons
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ upon even terms
upon even terms
PARAG:Right->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ all right
all right
=>!

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • right — / rīt/ n [Old English riht, from riht righteous] 1 a: qualities (as adherence to duty or obedience to lawful authority) that together constitute the ideal of moral propriety or merit moral approval b: something that is morally just able to… …   Law dictionary

  • Right — • Substantive designating the object of justice Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Right     Right     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • 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

  • right — [rīt] adj. [ME < OE riht, straight, direct, right, akin to Ger recht < IE base * reĝ , straight, stretch out, put in order > RICH, RECKON, L regere, to rule, rex, king, regula, a rule] 1. Obs. not curved; straight: now only in… …   English World dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • right — right, rightly 1. Right is used as an adverb meaning ‘in the right way, in a proper manner’ with a number of verbs, notably do right, go right (as in Nothing went right), guess right, spell something right, treat someone right. In general,… …   Modern English usage

  • right — [adj1] fair, just appropriate, condign, conscientious, deserved, due, equitable, ethical, fitting, good, honest, honorable, justifiable, lawful, legal, legitimate, merited, moral, proper, requisite, righteous, rightful, scrupulous, standup*,… …   New thesaurus

  • right — ► ADJECTIVE 1) on, towards, or relating to the side of a human body or of a thing which is to the east when the person or thing is facing north. 2) morally good, justified, or acceptable. 3) factually correct. 4) most appropriate: the right man… …   English terms dictionary

  • right — adj 1 *good Antonyms: wrong 2 *correct, accurate, exact, precise, nice Analogous words: fitting, proper, meet (see FIT): *decorous, decent, seemly Antonyms: wrong …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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