• Noun: 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"; examples: "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 Roosevel", "a right is not something that somebody gives yo"
• Noun: (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing; examples: "mineral rights", "film rights"
• Noun: location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east; example: "he stood on the right"
• Noun: a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east; example: "take a right at the corner"
• Noun: those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged
• Noun: anything in accord with principles of justice; examples: "he feels he is in the right", "the rightfulness of his claim"
• Noun: the hand that is on the right side of the body; examples: "he writes with his right hand but pitches with his left", "hit him with quick rights to the body"
• Noun: the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
• Verb: make reparations or amends for; example: "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
• Verb: put in or restore to an upright position; example: "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"
• Verb: regain an upright or proper position; example: "The capsized boat righted again"
• Verb: make right or correct; examples: "Correct the mistakes", "rectify the calculation"
• Adj: free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; examples: "the correct answer", "the correct version", "the right answer", "took the right road", "the right decision"
• Adj: being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north; examples: "my right hand", "right center field", "a right-hand turn", "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream"
• Adj: socially right or correct; examples: "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye", "correct behavior"
• Adj: in conformance with justice or law or morality; example: "do the right thing and confess"
• Adj: correct in opinion or judgment; example: "time proved him right"
• Adj: appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs; examples: "everything in its proper place", "the right man for the job", "she is not suitable for the position", "he is not a suitable husband for her"
• Adj: of or belonging to the political or intellectual right
• Adj: in or into a satisfactory condition; examples: "things are right again now", "put things right"
• Adj: intended for the right hand; example: "a right-hand glove"
• Adj: in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; examples: "what's the right word for this?", "the right way to open oysters"
• Adj: having the axis perpendicular to the base; example: "a right angle"
• Adj: (of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward; examples: "the right side of the cloth showed the pattern", "be sure your shirt is right side out"
• Adj: most suitable or right for a particular purpose; examples: "a good time to plant tomatoes", "the right time to act", "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"
• Adv: precisely, exactly; example: "stand right here!"
• Adv: immediately; example: "she called right after dinner"
• Adv: exactly; example: "he fell flop on his face"
• Adv: toward or on the right; also used figuratively; examples: "he looked right and left", "the party has moved right"
• Adv: in the right manner; examples: "please do your job properly!", "can't you carry me decent?"
• Adv: an interjection expressing agreement
• Adv: completely; examples: "she felt right at home", "he fell right into the trap"
• Adv: (Southern regional intensive) very; examples: "the baby is mighty cute", "he's mighty tired", "it is powerful humid", "that boy is powerful big now", "they have a right nice place"
• Adv: in accordance with moral or social standards; examples: "that serves him right", "do right by him"
• Adv: in a correct manner; example: "he guessed right"
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
Positive rights are the right to shelter, the right to education, the right to health care, the right to a living wage. These things are - these are, I would call them, more properly, political rights rather than positive rights. And they are extremely tricky, because now we are dealing with things that are zero sum.
What's natural and right is to go with the energy of how it all has to work together. What's natural and right is interconnectedness, not individualism. What is natural and right is respect for the system, not killing the system. What's natural and right is love.
Last year was a tough decision for me, to end my season so short. But it was the right decision for me, because right now I feel great. I can go out here and sprint full speed right now, but I'm just going to pace myself for April 5.
When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.