Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Russian translation of “right”

right

adjective     /raɪt/
CORRECT A1 correct or true
правильный, верный
He only got half the answers right. You're right about Alison - she's incredible ! "You came here in 1979, didn't you?" "That's right."Philosophy
DIRECTION [always before noun] A2 on or towards the side of your body that is to the east when you are facing north
правый
your right hand There's a tree on the right side of the house .General location and orientation
SUITABLE B1 suitable or best in a particular situation
подходящий, нужный
I'm not sure she's the right person for the job . Are we going in the right direction ?Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very goodManners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
ACCEPTABLE B2 fair or morally acceptable
справедливый, порядочный
It's not right to criticize him behind his back.Manners and levels of formalityPolite and respectfulVirtue and moral goodJustice and fairness
put sth right to solve a problem
решить (проблему)
Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling
COMPLETE [always before noun] UK informal used for emphasizing when something is bad
совершенный, абсолютный
His house is a right mess . → See also all right adjective adverbVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
(Definition of right adjective from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “right” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

chef

a skilled and trained cook who works in a hotel or restaurant, especially the most important cook

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More