Definitions For Right


  • A turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east
  • The piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
  • Anything in accord with principles of justice
  • An abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
  • The hand that is on the right side of the body
  • Those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged
  • Location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
  • (frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing
  • Behavior that is morally good or correct
  • Something that a person is or should be morally or legally allowed to have, get, or do
  • The legal authority to reproduce, publish, broadcast, or sell something


  • Make right or correct
  • Regain an upright or proper position
  • Put in or restore to an upright position
  • Make reparations or amends for
  • In the exact location, position, or moment that is mentioned
  • In a direct course or manner
  • In a way that agrees with the facts or truth
  • To make (something) right : to correct (something wrong or unjust)
  • To return (something) to a proper state or condition
  • To put (something or someone) back in an upright position


  • Precisely accurate
  • Appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs
  • Most suitable or right for a particular purpose
  • (informal) very; used informally as an intensifier
  • (of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward
  • Having the axis perpendicular to the base
  • Socially right or correct
  • In accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure
  • Intended for the right hand
  • In or into a satisfactory condition


  • Free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth
  • Correct in opinion or judgment
  • Of or belonging to the political or intellectual right
  • Being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north
  • In conformance with justice or law or morality


  • To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (whole' is often used informally for wholly')
  • (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree
  • Exactly
  • Immediately
  • An interjection expressing agreement
  • In the right manner; correctly; suitably
  • In an accurate manner
  • Precisely, exactly
  • In accordance with moral or social standards
  • Toward or on the right; also used figuratively

Is Right a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Right is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Right in a Sentence

  • You can't treat me like this! It's not right!
  • You were right to tell the teacher about the girl who you saw cheating.
  • Telling the teacher was the right thing to do.
  • We discussed the rights and wrongs of genetic cloning.
  • Women fighting for equal rights
  • Knowing the truth is her right.
  • The keys are right where I said they would be.
  • “Where are my keys?” “They're right here.”
  • The bank is right next to the pharmacy.
  • It was time to right an old wrong.
  • No one can right all the wrongs in the world.
  • The government needs to do something to right the economy.

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