Noun Definition


1.Definition: (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing

"Mineral rights", "Film rights"

Category: General

2.Definition: a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east

"Take a right at the corner"

Category: General

3.Definition: an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

"They are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights", "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people", "A right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"

Category: General

4.Definition: anything in accord with principles of justice

"He feels he is in the right", "The rightfulness of his claim"

Related Noun(s):rightfulness

Category: General

5.Definition: location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east

"He stood on the right"

Category: Places

6.Definition: the hand that is on the right side of the body

"He writes with his right hand but pitches with his left", "Hit him with quick rights to the body"

Category: General

7.Definition: the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right

Related Noun(s):rightfield

Category: Objects

8.Definition: those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged

Category: General