Antonyms of noun right

2 of 8 senses of right

Sense 2
right -- (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")
       Antonym of left (Sense 1)
      => left -- (location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east; "she stood on the left")

Sense 7
right, rightfulness -- (anything in accord with principles of justice; "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim")
       Antonym of wrong (Sense 1)
      => wrong, wrongfulness -- (that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun right

8 senses of right

Sense 1
right -- (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"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away")
       => abstraction, abstract -- (a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person")

Sense 2
right -- (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")
       => position, place -- (the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place")

Sense 3
right field, rightfield, right -- (the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right)
       => tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel -- (an extended area of land)

Sense 4
right, right wing -- (those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged)
       => faction, sect -- (a dissenting clique)

Sense 5
right, right hand -- (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")
       => hand, manus, mitt, paw -- (the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt")

Sense 6
right -- (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")
       => turn, turning -- (the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course; "he took a turn to the right")

Sense 7
right, rightfulness -- (anything in accord with principles of justice; "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim")
       => justice, justness -- (the quality of being just or fair)

Sense 8
right -- ((frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing; "mineral rights"; "film rights")
       => interest, stake -- ((law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something; "they have interests all over the world"; "a stake in the company's future")

Antonyms of verb right

1 of 4 senses of right

Sense 1
right, compensate, redress, correct -- (make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust")
       Antonym of wrong (Sense 1)
      => wrong -- (treat unjustly; do wrong to)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb right

4 senses of right

Sense 1
right, compensate, redress, correct -- (make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
right -- (put in or restore to an upright position; "They righted the sailboat that had capsized")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
right -- (regain an upright or proper position; "The capsized boat righted again")
       => change posture -- (undergo a change in bodily posture)

Sense 4
correct, rectify, right -- (make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation")
       => change by reversal, turn, reverse -- (change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern")

Antonyms of adj right

14 senses of right

Sense 1
right (vs. left) -- (being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north; "my right hand"; "right center field"; "a right-hand turn"; "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream")

left (vs. right) -- (being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north; "my left hand"; "left center field"; "the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream")
        => left-hand (prenominal) -- (located on or directed toward the left; "a car with left-hand drive")
        => leftmost -- (farthest to the left; "the leftmost non-zero digit")
        => near (prenominal), nigh (prenominal) -- (being on the left side; "the near or nigh horse is the one on the left"; "the animal's left side is its near or nigh side")
        => port, larboard -- (located on the left side of a ship or aircraft)

Sense 2
correct (vs. incorrect), right (vs. wrong) -- (free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision")

incorrect (vs. correct), wrong (vs. right) -- (not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions")
        => erroneous -- (containing or characterized by error; "erroneous conclusions")
        => fallacious -- (based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information; "fallacious hope")
        => false, mistaken -- (arising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation")

Sense 3
correct, right -- (socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA proper) -> improper -- (not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course")

Sense 4
right (vs. wrong) -- (in conformance with justice or law or morality; "do the right thing and confess")

wrong (vs. right) -- (contrary to conscience or morality or law; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie")
        => condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious -- (bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure; "a criminal waste of talent"; "a deplorable act of violence"; "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife")
        => base, immoral -- (not adhering to ethical or moral principles; "base and unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life"; "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds")
        => misguided, mistaken -- (wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment; "well-meaning but misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity")

Sense 5
right (vs. wrong), correct -- (correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right")

wrong (vs. right) -- (based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to think that way")
        => wrongheaded -- (obstinately perverse in judgment or opinion; "a wrongheaded policy")

Sense 6
proper, right -- (appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs; "everything in its proper place"; "the right man for the job"; "she is not suitable for the position")

INDIRECT (VIA appropriate) -> inappropriate -- (not suitable for a particular occasion etc; "noise seems inappropriate at a time of sadness"; "inappropriate shoes for a walk on the beach"; "put inappropriate pressure on them")

Sense 7
right (vs. left) (vs. center) -- (of or belonging to the political or intellectual right)

left (vs. center) (vs. right) -- (of or belonging to the political or intellectual left)
        => far left -- (radical or extremely liberal)
        => leftish -- (tending toward the political left)
        => leftist, left-of-center, left-wing -- (believing in or supporting tenets of the political left)
        => liberal -- (having political or social views favoring reform and progress)
center (vs. right) (vs. left) -- (of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually)
        => centrist, middle-of-the-road -- (supporting or pursuing a course of action that is neither liberal nor conservative)

Sense 8
right -- (in or into a satisfactory condition; "things are right again now"; "put things right")

INDIRECT (VIA satisfactory) -> unsatisfactory -- (not giving satisfaction; "shops should take back unsatisfactory goods"; "her performance proved to be unsatisfactory"; "life is becoming increasingly unsatifactory"; "our discussion was very unsatisfactory")

Sense 9
right (prenominal), right-hand (prenominal) -- (intended for the right hand; "a right-hand glove")

INDIRECT (VIA ambidextrous, right-handed) -> left-handed -- (using or intended for the left hand; "left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs"; "left-handed scissors")
INDIRECT (VIA right-handed, left-handed) -> ambidextrous, two-handed -- (equally skillful with each hand; "an ambidextrous surgeon")

Sense 10
correct, right -- (in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters")

INDIRECT (VIA proper) -> improper -- (not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course")

Sense 11
right -- (having the axis perpendicular to the base; "a right angle")

INDIRECT (VIA parallel, perpendicular) -> oblique -- (slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base")
INDIRECT (VIA perpendicular, oblique) -> parallel -- (being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows")

Sense 12
right (prenominal) -- ((of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward; "the right side of the cloth showed the pattern"; "be sure your shirt is right side out")

INDIRECT (VIA outside) -> inside -- (relating to or being on the side closer to the center or within a defined space; "he reached into his inside jacket pocket"; "inside out"; "an inside pitch is between home plate and the batter")

Sense 13
good, right, ripe -- (most suitable or right for a particular purpose; "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes")

INDIRECT (VIA opportune) -> inopportune -- (not opportune; "arrived at a most inopportune hour"; "an inopportune visit")

Sense 14
veracious, right -- (precisely accurate; "a veracious account")

INDIRECT (VIA accurate) -> inaccurate -- (not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate")

Similarity of adj right

14 senses of right

Sense 1
right (vs. left) -- (being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north; "my right hand"; "right center field"; "a right-hand turn"; "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream")
       => far -- (being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle; "the horse on the right is the far horse"; "the right side is the far side of the horse")
       => rightmost -- (farthest to the right; "in the rightmost line of traffic")
       => right-hand (prenominal) -- (located on or directed toward the right; "a right-hand turn")
       => starboard -- (located on the right side of a ship or aircraft)
          Also See-> right-handed#1

Sense 2
correct (vs. incorrect), right (vs. wrong) -- (free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision")
       => accurate, exact, precise -- ((of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct; "a precise image"; "a precise measurement")
       => letter-perfect, word-perfect -- (correct to the last detail; especially being in or following the exact words; "a letter-perfect rendition of the soliloquy"; "she was word-perfect in her part")
       => straight -- (following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning")
          Also See-> accurate#1; proper#1; true#1

Sense 3
correct, right -- (socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior")
       => proper (vs. improper) -- (marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners")

Sense 4
right (vs. wrong) -- (in conformance with justice or law or morality; "do the right thing and confess")
       => ethical, honorable, honourable -- (adhering to ethical and moral principles; "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action")
          Also See-> ethical#2; good#3; just#1; proper#1

Sense 5
right (vs. wrong), correct -- (correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right")
       => right-minded -- (disposed toward or having views based on what is right; "respect for law which every right-minded citizen ought to have"- Bertrand Russell)

Sense 6
proper, right -- (appropriate for a condition or purpose or occasion or a person's character, needs; "everything in its proper place"; "the right man for the job"; "she is not suitable for the position")
       => appropriate (vs. inappropriate) -- (suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc; "a book not appropriate for children"; "a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"; "it seems that an apology is appropriate")

Sense 7
right (vs. left) (vs. center) -- (of or belonging to the political or intellectual right)
       => conservative -- (having social or political views favoring conservatism)
       => oldline, old-line -- (adhering to conservative or reactionary principles; "an oldline senator")
       => reactionary, reactionist, far-right -- (extremely conservative)
       => rightish -- (tending toward the political right)
       => rightist, right-wing -- (believing in or supporting tenets of the political right)
          Also See-> conservative#1

Sense 8
right -- (in or into a satisfactory condition; "things are right again now"; "put things right")
       => satisfactory (vs. unsatisfactory) -- (giving satisfaction; "satisfactory living conditions"; "his grades were satisfactory")

Sense 9
right (prenominal), right-hand (prenominal) -- (intended for the right hand; "a right-hand glove")
       => right-handed (vs. left-handed) (vs. ambidextrous) -- (using or intended for the right hand; "a right-handed batter"; "right-handed scissors")

Sense 10
correct, right -- (in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters")
       => proper (vs. improper) -- (marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners")

Sense 11
right -- (having the axis perpendicular to the base; "a right angle")
       => perpendicular (vs. oblique) (vs. parallel) -- (intersecting at or forming right angles; "the axes are perpendicular to each other")

Sense 12
right (prenominal) -- ((of the side of cloth or clothing) facing or intended to face outward; "the right side of the cloth showed the pattern"; "be sure your shirt is right side out")
       => outside (vs. inside) -- (relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit; "an outside margin")

Sense 13
good, right, ripe -- (most suitable or right for a particular purpose; "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes")
       => opportune (vs. inopportune) -- (suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose; "an opportune place to make camp"; "an opportune arrival")

Sense 14
veracious, right -- (precisely accurate; "a veracious account")
       => accurate (vs. inaccurate) -- (conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale")

Antonyms of adv right

2 of 10 senses of right

Sense 4
right -- (toward or on the right; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right")
       Antonym of left (Sense 1)
      => left -- (toward or on the left; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the political party has moved left")

Sense 10
correctly, right, aright -- (in an accurate manner; "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right")
       Antonym of wrongly (Sense 2)
      => incorrectly, wrongly, wrong -- (in an inaccurate manner; "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong")

Synonyms of adv right

10 senses of right

Sense 1
right -- (precisely, exactly; "stand right here!")

Sense 2
right -- (immediately; "she called right after dinner")

Sense 3
right, flop -- (exactly; "he fell flop on his face")

Sense 4
right -- (toward or on the right; also used figuratively; "he looked right and left"; "the party has moved right")

Sense 5
properly, decently, decent, in good order, right, the right way -- (in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?")

Sense 6
right, right on -- (an interjection expressing agreement)

Sense 7
right -- (completely; "she felt right at home"; "he fell right into the trap")

Sense 8
mighty, mightily, powerful, right -- ((Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree; "the baby is mighty cute"; "he's mighty tired"; "it is powerful humid"; "that boy is powerful big now"; "they have a right nice place"; "they rejoiced mightily")

Sense 9
justly, right -- (in accordance with moral or social standards; "that serves him right"; "do right by him")

Sense 10
correctly, right, aright -- (in an accurate manner; "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right")

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