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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 Legal 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. legal

adjective. ['ˈliːgəl'] established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules.

Synonyms

  • sub judice
  • sanctioned
  • legitimate
  • judicial
  • court-ordered
  • ratified
  • statutory
  • legality
  • juristic
  • lawful
  • licit

Antonyms

  • illegality
  • illegitimate
  • illegal
  • unorthodox

Etymology

  • legalis (Latin)
  • lex (Latin)

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. legal

adjective. ['ˈliːgəl'] having legal efficacy or force.

Synonyms

  • effectual
  • valid

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • criminalize
  • outlaw

Etymology

  • legalis (Latin)
  • lex (Latin)

10. 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))

Example sentences of the word legal-right


1. Noun Phrase
Anyone who has the legal right to work in the (RSA) and has a good grasp of the stock market can become a stock broker in South Africa.

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