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Meaning of “right” - Learner’s Dictionary

right

adjective     /raɪt/
CORRECT
A1 correct or true: 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: 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: 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: 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 problemCorrecting and mendingEditing and compiling
COMPLETE [always before noun] UK informal
used for emphasizing when something is bad: His house is a right mess. →  See also all right adjective adverb Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
(Definition of right adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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