right


right
I
adj.

1) right about (to be right about smt.)

2) right in (you were right in assuming that)

3) right to + inf. (it was right of her to refuse = she was right to refuse)

4) right that + clause (it's not right that they should be treated in that manner)

5) (misc.) all right; just right; she is the right person for the job = she is right for the job (colloq.); to be in one's right mind ('to be sane'); to put things right ('to straighten things out')

II
n.
that which is due

1) to achieve, gain a right (to achieve full civil rights)

2) to enjoy, exercise, have a right

3) to assert, claim a right

4) to protect. safeguard smb.'s rights

5) to abdicate, relinquish, renounce, sign away, waive a right

6) to deny (smb.) a right

7) a divine; exclusive, sole; inalienable; inherent; legal; natural; vested right

8) civil; conjugal consumers'; film; grazing; human; individual mineral; patients'; political; property; squatters' states'; veterans'; voting; women's rights

9) the right of assembly; asylum; a free press; free speech

10) a right to (the right to privacy)

11) the right to + inf. (the right to exist; you have the right to remain silent)

12) within one's rights

13) (misc.) a bill of rights

right side

14) on, to the right

conservative group

15) the extreme, far right

punch delivered with the right hand

16) to deliver, throw a right

17) a hard, stiff right

18) a right to (a right to the jaw)

turn to the right

19) to take a right

misc.

20) in the right ('in accordance with the truth, accepted standards'); she has a promising career in her own right; as of (BE), by right ('properly'); by right of (by right of conquest); right and wrong; within one's rights (you are within your rights not to answer); by rights ('ideally')

* * *
[raɪt]
a free press
claim a right
conjugal
consumers'
far right
free speech
grazing
have a right
inalienable
individual
just right
mineral
patients'
political
relinquish. renounce
she has a promising career in her own right
sign away. waive a right
squatters'
states'
stiff right
throw a right
to the right
vested right
veterans'
women's rights
right and wrong
by rights ('ideally')
by right ('properly')
to be in one's right mind ('to be sane')
to put things right ('to straighten things out')
as of (BE)
by right of (by right of conquest)
she is the right person for the job = she is right for the job (colloq.)
gain a right (to achieve full civil rights)
within one's rights (you are within your rights not to answer)
(misc.) a bill of rights
(misc.) all right
['conservative group'] the extreme
['punch delivered with the right hand'] to deliver
['right side'] on
['that which is due'] to achieve
['turn to the right'] to take a right
a divine
a hard
the right of assembly
to abdicate
to assert
to deny (smb.) a right
to enjoy
to protect. safeguard smb. 's rights
['misc. '] in the right ('in accordance with the truth, accepted standards')
a right to (a right to the jaw)
right to + inf. (it was right of her to refuse = she was right to refuse)
right that + clause (it's not right that they should be treated in that manner)
the right to + inf. (the right to exist; you have the right to remain silent)
rightabout (to be right about smt.)
right in (you were right in assuming that)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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