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right

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of right

  1. 1 following an original exactly <a modern replica of an 18th-century British warship that is right in all of its details> Synonyms accurate, authentic, exact, precise, faithful, strict, true, veraciousRelated Words lifelike, realistic; careful, conscientious, meticulous, punctilious, scrupulous; authoritative; bona fide, genuine, real, veridicalNear Antonyms careless, slack, slipshod, slovenly; erroneous, incorrect, invalid, off, unsound, untrue, untruthful, wrongAntonyms corrupt, corrupted, false, imprecise, inaccurate, inauthentic, inexact, loose, unfaithful

  2. 2 being exactly as appears or as claimed <despite the name, New York's East River is a strait and not a right river> Synonyms bona fide, certifiable, certified, dinkum [Australian & New Zealand], echt, genuine, honest, pukka (also pucka), real, authentic, sure-enough, trueRelated Words actual, historical, original; lawful, legal, legitimate; identifiable, recognizable, verifiable; proven, substantiated, validated, verified; incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, irrefutable, undeniable, undoubted, unmistakable, unquestionable; veritable, very; accurate, correct, proper; pure, unadulterated, unalloyedNear Antonyms artificial, factitious, imitation, man-made, simulated, synthetic, unnatural; concocted, fabricated, manufactured; deceptive, delusive, delusory, misleadingAntonyms bogus, counterfeit, fake, false, mock, phony (also phoney), pseudo, sham, spurious, suppositious, supposititious, unauthentic, unreal

  3. 3 being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard <the obvious answer is not always the right one> Synonyms accurate, bang on [chiefly British], dead-on, exact, good, on-target, precise, proper, correct, so, spot-on, true, veraciousRelated Words legitimate, logical, sound, valid; errorless, faultless, flawless, impeccable, inerrant, infallible, letter-perfect, perfect; rigorous, strict, stringentNear Antonyms defective, faulty, flawed, imperfectAntonyms false, improper, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact, off, untrue, wrong

  4. 4 being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong <trying to do what is right> Synonyms competent, condign, deserved, due, fair, justified, merited, just, rightful, warrantedRelated Words applicable, appropriate, apt, fit, fitting, meet, proper, requisite, suitable; lawful, legal, legitimate; accurate, correct, true; rhadamanthine, strict, stringent, uncompromising; equitable, impartial, squareNear Antonyms incoherent, incorrect, irrelative, irrelevant; improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, indefensible, unjustifiable, unreasonable, unsuitable; biased, inequitable, partial, unequal; arbitrary, despotic; illegitimate, unlawfulAntonyms undeserved, undue, unfair, unjust, unjustified, unmerited, unwarranted

  5. 5 conforming to a high standard of morality or virtue <a right woman who did not hang around waterfront bars> Synonyms all right, decent, ethical, honest, honorable, just, moral, nice, good, righteous, right-minded, straight, true, upright, virtuousRelated Words correct, decorous, proper, seemly; high-minded, noble, principled; commendable, creditable, exemplary, legitimate; esteemed, law-abiding, menschy, reputable, respected, upstanding, worthy; blameless, clean, guiltless, immaculate, incorrupt (also incorrupted), incorruptible, innocent, inoffensive, irreproachable, unobjectionable; angelic (or angelical), lily-white, pure, scrupulous, spotless, uncorrupted, unerring; goody-goody, moralistic, pharisaical, rectitudinous, sanctimonious, self-righteousNear Antonyms improper, incorrect, indecorous, naughty, unbecoming, unseemly; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, libertine, perverted, reprobate; unprincipled, unscrupulous; atrocious, infamous, villainous; base, low, mean, vicious, vile; blameworthy, objectionable, offensive; iniquitous, nefarious; errant, erring, fallenAntonyms bad, black, dishonest, dishonorable, evil, evil-minded, immoral, indecent, sinful, unethical, unrighteous, wicked, wrong

  6. 6 free from irregularities or digressions in course <the first city in America laid out with broad, right avenues> Synonyms direct, linear, straight, straightaway, straightforwardRelated Words unbent, uncurled, untwisted; undeviating, unswervingNear Antonyms bowed, rounded; entwined, kinked, swirled, turned, turning, twined, twining, twisted, twisting, veering, warped; bending, coiled, coiling, corkscrew, curled, curling, curved, curving, looped, looping, spiral, spiraling (or spiralling), wavy, winding; meandering, weaving; devious, serpentine, sinuous; crooked, zigzag, zigzagging

  7. 7 having full use of one's mind and control over one's actions <he hasn't been right since he suffered serious brain injury in the accident> Synonyms balanced, clearheaded, compos mentis, lucid, normal, sane, stableRelated Words analytic (or analytical), clear, coherent, logical, rational, reasonable; even-keeled, judicious, levelheaded, sensible, wise; healthy, sound, unneurotic; well-adjusted, well-balancedNear Antonyms balmy, bananas, batty, bughouse [slang], certifiable, crackbrained, cracked, crackpot, cranky [dialect], cuckoo, daffy, daft, dotty, fruity [slang], gaga, loco [slang], loony (also looney), loopy, meshuga (or meshugge also meshugah or meshuggah), moonstruck, nuts, nutty, scatty [chiefly British], screwy, wacko (also whacko), wacky (also whacky); aberrant, delirious, disordered; delusional, delusionary, disturbed, neurotic, obsessive-compulsive, paranoiac (also paranoic), paranoid (also paranoidal), psycho, psychotic, schizo, schizoid, schizophrenic, schizy (or schizzy); eccentric, odd, oddball, off, pixilated (also pixillated), potty [chiefly British], queer, strange; foolish, senseless, witless; irrational, mixed-up, unreasonable; depressed, despondent; distracted, distraught, frantic, frenzied, haywire, hysterical (also hysteric), raving, wigged-out; amok (or amuck), ape, ballistic, berserk, nuclear; fixated, monomaniac, monomaniacal, obsessedAntonyms brainsick, crazed, crazy, demented, deranged, insane, lunatic, mad, maniacal (also maniac), mental, unbalanced, unsound

  8. 8 meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation <the right tool for the job> Synonyms applicable, appropriate, apt, becoming, befitting, felicitous, fitted, fitting, good, happy, meet, pretty, proper, fit, suitableRelated Words condign, deserved, just, justified; needed, required, requisite; able, capable, competent, cut out, qualified, trained; pitch-perfect; acceptable, adequate, decent, kosher, satisfactory, serviceable, tolerable; correct, decorous, respectable, seemly; balanced, companionate, congruous, consonant, harmonious; rightfulNear Antonyms incapable, incompetent, inept, inexpert, unqualified, unskilled, unskillful, untrained; inadequate, intolerable, unacceptable, unsatisfactory; graceless, incorrect, indecorous; incompatible, uncongenialAntonyms improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, indecent, infelicitous, malapropos, misbecoming, unapt, unbecoming, unbeseeming, unfit, unfitting, unhappy, unmeet, unseemly, unsuitable, wrong




right

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of right

  1. 1 as stated or indicated without the slightest difference <stay right where you are> Synonyms due, full, just, precisely, exactly, sharp, smack-dab, squarely

  2. 2 in a direct line or course <walk right over here now> Synonyms dead, direct, due, plumb, plump, directly, straight, straightwayNear Antonyms circuitously, deviously, veeringlyAntonyms indirectly

  3. 3 to a great degree <a right beautiful day we're having!> Synonyms achingly, almighty, archly, awful, awfully, badly, beastly, blisteringly, bone, colossally, corking, cracking, damn, damned, dang, deadly, desperately, eminently, enormously, especially, ever, exceedingly (also exceeding), extra, extremely, fabulously, fantastically, far, fiercely, filthy, frightfully, full, greatly, heavily, highly, hugely, immensely, incredibly, intensely, jolly, majorly, mightily, mighty, monstrous [chiefly dialect], mortally, most, much, particularly, passing, rattling, real, really, very, roaring, roaringly, seriously, severely, so, sore, sorely, spanking, specially, stinking, such, super, supremely, surpassingly, terribly, that, thumping, too, unco, uncommonly, vastly, vitally, way, whacking, wicked, wildlyRelated Words absolutely, altogether, completely, downright, entirely, flat-out, fully, positively, purely, radically, thoroughly, totally, utterly, wholly; deeply, profoundly; exceptionally, notably, remarkably; considerably, extensively, significantly, substantially; appreciably, discernibly, markedly, noticeably, obviously, palpably, plainly, visibly; abundantly, plentifully; astronomically, grandly, monstrously, monumentally; excessively, obscenely, overmuch; amazingly, astonishingly, staggeringlyNear Antonyms meagerly, scantily; barely, hardly, just, marginally, minimally, scarcelyAntonyms little, negligibly, nominally, slightly, somewhat

  4. 4 without delay <we'll leave right after dinner> Synonyms bang, directly, forthwith, headlong, incontinently, instantaneously, instanter, instantly, now, PDQ, plumb, presently, promptly, pronto, immediately, right away, right now, right off, straightaway, straight off, straightwayRelated Words away, freely; anon, momentarily, shortly, soon; apace, briskly, fast, fleetly, full-tilt, posthaste, quick, quickly, rapidly, readily, snappily, speedily, swift, swiftly; abruptly, presto, suddenly, unexpectedly; hastily, impetuously, impulsively, rashly, recklessly; exactly, opportunely, punctually, seasonablyNear Antonyms slowly; late, tardily

  5. 5 in a manner suitable for the occasion or purpose <you're not dressed right for an interview with a big-time law firm> Synonyms appositely, appropriately, congruously, correctly, duly, fittingly, happily, meetly, properly, rightly, suitablyRelated Words well; acceptably, adequately, passably, satisfactorily, tolerably; decently, decorouslyNear Antonyms unacceptably, unsatisfactorily; inopportunely, unfortunately, unseasonably; inappositely, inaptly, irrelevantly; awkwardly, ungracefullyAntonyms improperly, inappropriately, incongruously, incorrectly, unseemly, unsuitably, wrongly




right

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of right

  1. 1 something to which one has a just claim <everyone has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness> Synonyms appanage (also apanage), birthright, prerogative Related Words call, dibs, due, entitlement, perquisite, pretense (or pretence), pretension, privilege

  2. 2 an entitlement to something <what right do you have to tell us what to do?> Synonyms call, dibs, pretense (or pretence), pretension, claimRelated Words birthright, prerogative, title; favor, privilege; refusalNear Antonyms disclaimer, quitclaim, release, waiver

  3. 3 the practice of giving to others what is their due <activists who have fought all their lives for right> Synonyms equity, fair shake, justiceRelated Words equitability, equitableness, evenhandedness, fair-mindedness, fairness, impartiality; goodness, righteousness, virtue; honor, integrity, uprightnessNear Antonyms bias, one-sidedness, partiality, prejudice; unfairness, unjustness, wrongfulness; corruption, impropiety; crime, offense (or offence), wrongdoing; disservice, harmAntonyms inequity, injustice, raw deal, wrong




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