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1. 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))

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Words that Rhyme with In Its Own 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'] 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. right

adverb. ['ˈraɪt'] exactly.

Antonyms

  • decrement

Etymology

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

7. 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))

8. own

adjective. ['ˈoʊn'] belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive.

Synonyms

  • personal

Antonyms

  • public
  • objective

Etymology

  • owen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • agan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • unnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • unnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. own

verb. ['ˈoʊn'] have ownership or possession of.

Synonyms

  • possess
  • feature
  • prepossess

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • lack
  • lose
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • owen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • agan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • unnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • unnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. in

adverb. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] to or toward the inside of.

Synonyms

  • inward

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • recede

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word in-its-own-right


1. Noun Phrase
The second is that the asset can be separated from assets and could be sold or otherwise transferred in its own right.

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