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1. divine

adjective. ['dɪˈvaɪn'] emanating from God.

Synonyms

  • heavenly

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • dry

Etymology

  • devin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • deviner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • divino (Latin)

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Rhymes with Divine Right

  • overexcite
  • disinvite
  • semi-height
  • satterwhite
  • reinvite
  • reignite
  • nonwhite
  • forthright
  • de-excite
  • contrite
  • riunite
  • reunite
  • overwrite
  • overnite
  • overnight
  • mcwright
  • mcwhite
  • mcright
  • mcknight
  • mccright
  • macknight
  • enwright
  • despite
  • clevite
  • uptight
  • upright
  • tonite
  • tonight
  • strite
  • streit

2. right

noun. ['ˈraɪt'] an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away".

Synonyms

  • riparian right
  • water right
  • human right
  • admission
  • right of search
  • prerogative
  • privilege
  • access
  • pre-emption
  • exclusive right
  • admittance
  • preemption
  • states' rights
  • representation
  • title
  • floor
  • voting right
  • right of action
  • cabotage
  • claim
  • abstract
  • grant
  • legal right
  • due
  • abstraction
  • accession
  • advowson
  • perquisite
  • right of way

Antonyms

  • unstring
  • stabilize
  • better
  • assimilate

Etymology

  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • riht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. right

noun. ['ˈraɪt'] location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east.

Synonyms

  • right stage
  • stage right
  • position

Antonyms

  • occidentalize
  • inactivate
  • de-iodinate
  • dry

Etymology

  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • riht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. right

adjective. ['ˈraɪt'] being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north.

Synonyms

  • starboard
  • place
  • position
  • right-hand
  • rightmost
  • far

Antonyms

  • ambidextrous
  • left
  • deny
  • take

Etymology

  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • riht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. right

adjective. ['ˈraɪt'] free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth.

Synonyms

  • rightness
  • proper
  • accurate
  • precise
  • letter-perfect
  • word-perfect
  • true
  • correctness
  • correct
  • straight

Antonyms

  • wrongness
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect
  • incorrectness
  • false

Etymology

  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • riht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. right

adjective. ['ˈraɪt'] socially right or correct.

Synonyms

  • correct

Antonyms

  • obviate
  • concreteness

Etymology

  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • riht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. right

adverb. ['ˈraɪt'] exactly.

Antonyms

  • decrement

Etymology

  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • riht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. right

adjective. ['ˈraɪt'] in conformance with justice or law or morality.

Synonyms

  • ethical
  • proper
  • good
  • just
  • honorable
  • honourable

Antonyms

  • evil
  • wrongness
  • unjust
  • improper
  • wrong

Etymology

  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • riht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. right

noun. ['ˈraɪt'] the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right.

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • outfield
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • rightfield
  • right field
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise
  • transitivize

Etymology

  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • riht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. right

noun. ['ˈraɪt'] those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged.

Synonyms

  • right wing
  • hard right
  • faction
  • religious right

Antonyms

  • denazify
  • magnetise
  • naturalize
  • brighten

Etymology

  • right (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rihtan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • riht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with divine-right


1. Noun Phrase
The pope’s holy authority affords him papal primacy and infallibility -- his statements, decrees, and interpretations of scripture are the last word amongst all Catholic authority figures by divine right.

2. Noun Phrase
During the 17th and early 18th centuries, philosophers started to question traditional ideas, such as the belief that kings ruled by divine right.

3. Noun Phrase
Generally, Locke believed a government's authority over its people came from their consent, not from conquest or some natural or divine right.

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