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right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (answer: correct)richtig Adj
 What's the right answer to this question?
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (just)gerecht Adv
  (umgangssprachlich)fair Adj
 It's only right that you have a fair trial.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (side, not left)rechte Adj
 Put your names in the right column and your ages in the left.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (politics) (Politik)rechte Adj
 The right wing will win the elections.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (directly)direkt Adj
 She walked right to the front and started speaking.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (entitlement)Recht Nn
 Women had to fight for the right to vote.
 
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right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (appropriate)richtig Adj
  angemessen Adj
 That's not the right way to hold a tennis racket.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (boxing) (ugs: Boxen)Rechte Nf
 He dealt him a quick right cut.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (conditions)in Ordnung Präp + Nf
 Don't worry, my dad will set everything right.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (opportune) (Gelegenheit)richtig Adj
 This is the right time to start a new job.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (exact)genau Adj
  exakt Adj
 Is this measurement right?
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (healthy) (übertragen)gut Adj
  gesund Adj
 I'm feeling right as rain today.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (straight)gerade Adj
 You need to go right forward from here.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sane, normal)normal Adj
  richtig Adj
  klar Adj
 No one in their right mind would say such a thing.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (most convenient)richtig Adj
  günstig Adj
 She's always in the right place at the right time.
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." UK (authentic)echt, richtig Adj
  vollständig Adj
  vollkommen Adj
 Your brother's a right idiot!
right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (angle) (Winkel)richtig Adj
 They're at right angles to each other.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (well)richtig Adj
 This pen doesn't work right.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (exactly)genau Adj
  exakt Adj
 The tree fell over right where we had been standing.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (immediately)direkt Adj
 It broke down right after the warranty expired.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (justly)gerecht Adj
  richtig Adj
 Act right and you will be rewarded.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (squarely)direkt Adj
  mitten Adv
 The plant was placed right in the middle of the table.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to the right side)nach rechts Präp + Adv
 US: Look right and left before pulling out of an intersection.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." colloquial (very)sehr Adv
 He's right clever, he is.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (completely, quite)total Adv
  komplett Adv
 We're right out of eggs at the moment, I'm afraid.
right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (properly, correctly)richtig Adj
  korrekt Adj
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (justice)richtig Adj
  gerecht Adj
 He'll do right by you.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (good)Richtige Nn
 We have to learn right from wrong.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (right-hand side)die rechte Seite Rdw
 My back really hurts on the right.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (boxing: punch) (Boxen)rechter Haken Adj + Nm
 He threw him a sharp right on the chin.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: right to purchase) (Finanzwesen)Recht Nn
  Kaufrecht Nn
 The rights offering was oversubscribed.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, abbr (right-hand turn)rechts abbiegen Adj + V Partv i, sepa
 Take a right at the next lights.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (military: position, formation) (Militär: Heeresformation)rechte Seite Adj + Nf
  rechte Flanke Adj + Nf
 Our right came round and encircled the enemy.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shoes, gloves)Rechter Nm
  Rechte Nf
 This shoebox has got two rights in it. There must be a mistake!
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (the right hand)auf der rechten Seite Rdw
 The headlight controls are on your right.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (political persuasion) (politische Überzeugung)rechts Adj
 The country has moved to the right in recent years.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (legislative group)Rechte Nf
 The right will never vote for these reforms.
right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (baseball: right field)rechtes Außenfeld Adj + Nn
 He hit the ball out to right.
right viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (resume upright position)aufrichten Partv r, sepa
 The boat turned, righted and sailed away.
right vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make upright)aufstellen Partv tr, sepa
  aufrichten Partv tr, sepa
 They righted the fence and reinforced it.
right vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (put in good order)ins Reine bringen Rdw
 She righted her affairs.
right vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (redress)etw wieder gut machen Rdw
 He tried to right the wrongs of his youth.
right vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (do justice)richtigstellen Partv tr, sepa
 The appeal judge righted the prisoner's sentence.
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dead right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (totally correct) (Slang)einen drauf lassen können Rdw
  völlig recht Adj + Adj
  absolut richtig Adj + Adj
 How did you know that answer? You are dead right!
divine right nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (doctrine that king's power was ordained by God)gottgewolltes Recht V Part Perf + Nn
  Gottes Gnade Nm + Nf
  göttliches Recht Adj + Nn
 He acted as if the Presidency was his by divine right.
get it right v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (do [sth] correctly)hinkriegen, hinbekommen Partv tr, sepa
  schaffen Vt
 If you can't get it right, don't bother trying!
guess right viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (answer correctly by chance)richtig liegen Adj + Vi
  recht haben Adj + Vt
 Carl thought Denise had taken the money, and he guessed right.
have a right to [sth],
have a right to do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(be entitled to)das Recht haben Rdw
  berechtigt sein Adj + Vi
 You have a right to representation by a lawyer. I'm going to say what ever I want to. I have a right to free speech.
have no right v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not be entitled)nicht das Recht haben, im Unrecht sein Rdw
  etwas steht jemandem nicht zu Rdw
 My son was complaining that everyone was controlling his life and we had no right because he was an adult.
have no right to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not be entitled)nicht das Recht haben, im Unrecht sein Rdw
  etwas steht jemandem nicht zu Rdw
 You have no right to complain about the situation.
have the right v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be entitled)das Recht haben Rdw
  zustehen Partv tr, sepa
 You can't talk to me like that! You don't have the right!
have the right to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be entitled to do [sth])dürfen Vt
  das Recht haben Rdw
  (formell)befugt sein Adj + Vt
 We have the right to be here. You can't make us leave.
just right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (perfect) (umgangssprachlich)echt gut, richtig gut Adj + Adj
  perfekt Adj
 Those curtains would be just right for the living room.
just right advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (perfectly)auf den Punkt Rdw
  perfekt Adv
 Joan has a talent for roasting the potatoes just right.
not quite right adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (slightly wrong)nicht ganz richtig Rdw
  nicht ganz stimmen Rdw
  nicht ganz korrekt Rdw
 It is a good translation, but that word choice is not quite right.
on the right side of the law exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (legal)im Recht sein Rdw
  das Gesetz einhalten Rdw
  nach dem Gesetz handeln Rdw
 The protesters felt that they were on the right side of the law.
right as rain adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (perfectly healthy) (informell)astrein Adj
  super Adj
  total fit Adv + Adj
 After a good night's sleep I felt as right as rain.
right away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (immediately)auf der Stelle Rdw
  sofort Adv
  (formell)umgehend Adv
 I'm leaving right away.
Right face! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (military: turn to the right)Rechts um Int
 The sergeant yelled “Right face!” in my ear.
right in the head adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (sane)ganz richtig im Kopf Rdw
  ganz richtig ticken Rdw
  (übertragen)alle Tassen im Schrank haben Rdw
 He's a nice enough guy but I don't think he's quite right in the head.
right of use nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (authorization)das Recht etw zu gebrauchen, das Recht etw zu verwenden Rdw
  das Recht etw zu nutzen Rdw
 Membership grants one the right of use of all the club's facilities.
right off advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (immediately)sofort Adv
  ohne Umschweife Präp + Npl
  auf Anhieb Präp + Nm
 I could tell right off that he was lying.
right to the end advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (all the way through)bis zum Ende Rdw
  in voller Länge Rdw
 She performed flawlessly right to the end.
right to the end advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to the moment of death)bis zum bitteren Ende Rdw
  für immer Präp + Adj
 I promise never to leave you: I'll stand by you right to the end. He suffered a lot, but he was in good spirits right to the end.
right wing,
right-wing
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(politics: Conservative, Republican)rechts Adj
  konservativ Adj
 Right-wing parties are invariably opposed to abortion.
the right wing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (politics: conservative faction)rechte Flügel Adj + Nm
 The right wing of the party was less inclined to compromise than the rest of the party.
right-hand man nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (closest aide, personal advisor)rechte Hand Adj + Nf
  Assistent Nm
 Julia's my right-hand man when it comes to planning parties.
turn out right v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (end well)gut ausgehen Adv + Partv i, sepa
  (informell)schon werden Adv + Vt
 Annie hoped her project would turn out right so she'd get a good grade.
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right [raıt]
  • I adj (adv regelm) → rightly
    • 1. richtig, recht, angemessen:
      it is only right es ist nicht mehr als recht und billig;
      he is right to do so er tut recht daran (, so zu handeln);
      the right thing das Richtige;
      say the right thing das rechte Wort finden

    • 2. richtig:
      a) korrekt
      b) wahr(heitsgemäß):
      the solution is right die Lösung stimmt oder ist richtig;
      is your watch right? geht Ihre Uhr richtig?;
      be right recht haben;
      get sth right etwas klarlegen, etwas in Ordnung bringen;
      right? umg klar?;
      all right!

      c) alles in Ordnung
      d) ganz recht!
      e) abgemacht!, in Ordnung!, gut!, (na) schön! ( auch 4);
      right you are! umg richtig!, jawohl!;
      that’s right! ganz recht!, stimmt!

    • 3. richtig, geeignet:
      he is the right man er ist der Richtige;
      he is all right umg er ist in Ordnung ( auch 4);
      the right man in the right place der rechte Mann am rechten Platz

    • 4. gesund, wohl:
      he is all right
      a) es geht ihm gut, er fühlt sich wohl,
      b) ihm ist nichts passiert;
      out of one’s right mind, not right in one’s (oder the) head umg nicht ganz bei Trost;
      in one’s right mind bei klarem Verstand

    • 5. richtig, in Ordnung;
      come right in Ordnung kommen;
      put (oder set) right
      a) in Ordnung bringen,
      b) jemanden (über einen Irrtum) aufklären,
      c) Irrtum richtigstellen,
      d) jemanden gesund machen;
      put o.s. right with sb
      a) sich vor jemandem rechtfertigen,
      b) sich mit jemandem gutstellen

    • 6. recht, Rechts… (auch POL):
      right arm (oder hand) fig rechte Hand;
      right side rechte Seite, Oberseite f (a. Münze, Stoff etc);
      on (oder to) the right side rechts, rechter Hand;
      on the right side of 40 noch nicht 40 (Jahre alt);
      right turn Rechtswendung f (um 90 Grad);
      right wing
      a) SPORT, POL rechter Flügel,
      b) SPORT Rechtsaußen m (Spieler)

    • 7. MATH
      a) recht(er Winkel)
      b) rechtwink(e)lig (Dreieck)
      c) gerade (Linie)
      d) senkrecht (Figur):
      at right angles rechtwink(e)lig

    • 8. obs rechtmäßig (Erbe); echt (Kognak etc)
  • II adv
    • 1. richtig, recht: act (oder do) right;
      guess right richtig (er)raten

    • 2. recht, richtig, gut:
      nothing goes right with me (bei) mir geht alles schief;
      turn out right gut ausgehen;
      → I 5
    • 3. rechts (from von); nach rechts; auf der rechten Seite:
      right and left
      a) rechts und links,
      b) fig auch right, left and centre (US center) überall, von oder auf oder nach allen Seiten;
      right about face! MIL (ganze Abteilung,) kehrt!

    • 4. gerade(wegs), (schnur)stracks, sofort:
      right ahead, right on geradeaus;
      right away (oder off) bes US sofort, gleich;
      right now US jetzt (gleich)

    • 5. völlig, ganz (und gar), direkt:
      rotten right through durch und durch faul

    • 6. genau, gerade: right in the middle
    • 7. umg richtig, umg ordentlich: I was right glad;
      he’s a big shot all right (but) umg er ist schon ein großes Tier (‚ aber)

    • 8. obs recht, sehr:
      know right well sehr wohl wissen

    • 9. Right in Titeln: hoch, sehr:
      right Hono(u)rable Sehr Ehrenwert;
      reverend I 2
  • III s
    • 1. Recht n:
      of (oder by) rights von Rechts wegen, rechtmäßig, eigentlich;
      in the right im Recht;
      right and wrong Recht und Unrecht;
      do sb right jemandem Gerechtigkeit widerfahren lassen;
      give sb his rights jemandem sein Recht geben oder lassen

    • 2. JUR (subjektives) Recht, Anrecht n, (Rechts)Anspruch m (to auf +akk); Berechtigung f:
      rights and duties Rechte und Pflichten;
      right of inheritance Erbschaftsanspruch;
      right of possession Eigentumsrecht;
      right of sale Verkaufsrecht;
      right of way right-of-way;
      industrial rights gewerbliche Schutzrechte;
      by right of kraft (+gen), auf Grund (+gen);
      in right of his wife
      a) im Namen seiner Frau,
      b) vonseiten seiner Frau;
      in one’s own right aus eigenem Recht;
      be within one’s rights das Recht auf seiner Seite haben

    • 3. das Rechte oder Richtige: do the right
    • 4. pl (richtige) Ordnung:
      bring (oder put oder set) sth to rights etwas (wieder) in Ordnung bringen

    • 5. wahrer Sachverhalt: know the rights of a case
    • 6. die Rechte, rechte Seite (auch Stoff):
      on (oder to) the right rechts, zur Rechten;
      on the right of rechts von;
      keep to the right sich rechts halten, AUTO rechts fahren;
      turn to the right (sich) nach rechts wenden

    • 7. rechte Hand, Rechte f
    • 8. Boxen: Rechte f (Faust oder Schlag)
    • 9. Right POL
      a) rechter Flügel
      b) Rechtspartei f
  • IV v/t
    • 1. (SCHIFF auf)richten, ins Gleichgewicht bringen; FLUG Maschine abfangen
    • 2. Fehler, Irrtum berichtigen:
      right itself
      a) sich wieder ausgleichen,
      b) (wieder) in Ordnung kommen

    • 3. Unrecht etc wiedergutmachen, in Ordnung bringen
    • 4. Zimmer etc in Ordnung bringen
    • 5. jemandem zu seinem Recht verhelfen:
      right o.s. sich rehabilitieren

  • V v/i sich wieder aufrichten
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