on the right/wrong track

Definition of on the right/wrong track

  1. :  following a course that will lead to success/failure Although their research is far from complete, the scientists are convinced that they are on the right track. She believes that our current foreign policy is on the wrong track.

Word by Word Definitions

rightplay
  1. :  righteous, upright

    :  being in accordance with what is just, good, or proper

    :  conforming to facts or truth :  correct

  1. :  qualities (such as adherence to duty or obedience to lawful authority) that together constitute the ideal of moral propriety or merit moral approval

    :  something to which one has a just claim: such as

    :  the power or privilege to which one is justly entitled

  1. :  according to right

    :  in the exact location, position, or moment :  precisely

    :  in a suitable, proper, or desired manner

  1. :  to do justice to :  redress the injuries of

    :  justify, vindicate

    :  avenge

wrongplay
  1. :  an injurious, unfair, or unjust act :  action or conduct inflicting harm without due provocation or just cause

    :  a violation or invasion of the legal rights of another

    :  tort

  1. :  not according to the moral standard :  sinful, immoral

    :  not right or proper according to a code, standard, or convention :  improper

    :  not according to truth or facts :  incorrect

  1. :  without accuracy :  incorrectly

    :  without regard for what is proper or just

    :  in a wrong direction

  1. :  to do wrong to :  injure, harm

    :  to treat disrespectfully or dishonorably :  violate

    :  defraud

trackplay
  1. :  detectable evidence (such as the wake of a ship, a line of footprints, or a wheel rut) that something has passed

    :  a path made by or as if by repeated footfalls :  trail

    :  a course laid out especially for racing

  1. :  to follow the tracks or traces of :  trail

    :  to search for by following evidence until found

    :  to follow by vestiges :  trace


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