right adjective Meaning in the Essential American Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "right" in Essential American English Dictionary

right

adjective   /rɑɪt/
A1 correct or true: He only got half the answers right. You’re right about Alison – she’s incredible! “You came here in 1989, didn’t you?” “That’s right.”
A2 on or towardthe side of your body that is to the east when you are facing north: your right hand
B1 suitable or best in a particular situation: I’m not sure she’s the right person for the job.
fair or morally acceptable: It isn’t right to lie. Someone had to tell him – I think you did the right thing.
(Definition of right adjective from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
by ,
June 29, 2016
by Kate Woodford This week we’re looking at adverbs that we use to introduce sentences. We’ll begin with a set of adverbs that we use to show we are grateful for something that happened. Starting with a very common adverb, fortunately often introduces a sentence in which the speaker talks about a good thing that happened,

Read More 

Word of the Day

bae

someone you love; a boyfriend or girlfriend

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More