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right (RIGHT) (adjective)
1. Correct, genuine, acting in accordance with facts or truth: The laboratory tests proved that the scientists' theories were right, not wrong!

Camille gave Alisha the right, or accurate, directions to the local store.

Earl did the right and proper thing when he told the woman that she dropped her billfold out of her purse while she was walking in the store.

2. Situated on the side of the body that is opposite to left side: Daniel raised his right hand to take the oath of allegiance.
right (RIGHT) (noun)
1. The quality of character that suggest an ideal: Knowing the truth is Josie's right.
2. Property ownership, often used in the plural: Karin owned the mineral right, or mineral rights, in the remote mountain region.

Antonio bought the right to use the film of the new novel based on the reputation of the author.
3. Often capitalized, to designate a political party or individual who is politically conservative: Members of the Right have voiced their opinions on this economic proposal.

rite (RIGHT) (noun)
1. A defined manner or pattern of words and actions for a ceremony: Nikki knew the rite for the opening prayers of the meeting.
2. The prescribed or customary form for conducting a religious or other solemn ceremony: Incense is often burned in this religious rite.

The opening rite for the summer solstice was very elaborate.

wright (RIGHT) (noun)
Someone who constructs or repairs something and is often used in combination with the type of vocation involved, as in shipwright: The famous playwright is going to work with the theater's production of her new play.
write (RIGHT) (verb)
1. To inscribe words or figures on a surface: Ronda was asked to write the chemistry formula on the chalkboard.
2. To form letters, words, or symbols on a surface like paper with an instrument; such as, a pen, a pencil, a typewriter, etc.: Stanley's daily rite was to write in his journal and so it was easy for him to compose a blog with his computer, too.

Marla intends to write a symphony before she is 20 years old.

The author was determined to write his autobiography when he retired.

Vincent tried to write about the playwright who wanted to depict the correct wedding ceremony or the right rite.

A minister of a church was asked if he and his congregation kneel to pray in his church. He responded with, "No, we stand up for our rites."

It was her rite (formal custom) to write so much, but was it right for her to expect her readers to read everything?

Bigamy is the only crime on the books where two rites make a wrong.

—E. C. McKenzie
Units related to: “right
(Latin: right, right hand, to the right; therefore, "skillful, fortunate")
(Greek: a judge; right, order, law, manner; justice)
(Latin: right, upright, equitable; legal right, law)
(Greek: right, straight, correct, true; designed to correct)
(Latin: straight [intestine], direct, right; that is, "the part of the large intestine that ends at the anus")
Word Entries at Get Words containing the term: “right
right ascension
The angular distance measured eastward along the celestial equator, between a celestial object and the first point of Aries.

The symbol is α (alpha), and this coordinate is usually expressed in units of time.

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