Meaning of “right” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /raɪt/

to put something back in a vertical position, or to return to a vertical position:

[ often reflexive ] The boat righted itself and I rowed us back to the shore.
right a wrong

to do something good to make an unfair situation seem better:

How can we right the wrongs of the past?

(Definition of “right verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)