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Right, adj. 1) accordant to the standard of truth or to that of justice: “it may be r.” Meas. V, 86. “a r. description,” LLL V, 2, 522. “'tis r.” LLL V, 2, 522 Cor. II, 1, 252. “'tis r.; thus misery doth part the flux of company,” As II, 1, 51. “as thy cause is r.” R2 I, 3, 55. “our most just and r. desires,” H4B IV, 2, 40. “plain and r. must my possession be,” IV, 5, 223. “shall yield the other in the r. opinion,” H6A II, 4, 42. “be thy title r. or wrong,” H6C I, 1, 159. “I am glad your grace has made that r. use of it,” H8 III, 2, 386. “when every case in law is r.” Lr. III, 2, 85. “you might quickly make it r.” Oth. IV, 3, 83.
2) not erring, not mistaken: “none else to me, nor I to none alive, that my steeled sense or changes r. or wrong,” Sonn. 112, 8 (that may make an impression on me, whether I be guided by truth or misled by error). “the base is r.” Shr. III, 1, 47. “you are r.” H4B V, 2, 102. “you are not r.” Cor. II, 3, 54.
3) true, real, not spurious, not only pretended or supposed: “who hath got the r. Anne?” Wiv. V, 5, 225. “call up the r. master constable,” Ado III, 3, 178. “an it be the r. husband and the r. wife,” III, 4, 36. “thou hast frighted the word out of his r. sense,” V, 2, 56. “choose the r. casket,” Merch. I, 2, 100. II, 7, 10. II, 9, 12. “my r. Rosalind,” As IV, 1, 109. “the r. Vincentio,” Shr. IV, 2, 70. IV, 4, 12. V, 1, 118. “read i' thy r. wits. So I do, but to read his r. wits is to read thus,” Tw. V, 305. Tw. V, 305 “its r. father,” Wint. III, 3, 46. “you stars that move in your r. spheres,” John V, 7, 74. “being in his r. wits,” H5 IV, 7, 49. “'tis the r. ring,” H8 V, 3, 103. “I will make thee do thy r. nature,” Tim. IV, 3, 44. “this courtesy is not of the r. breed,” Hml. III, 2, 327. “put your bonnet to his r. use,” V, 2, 95.
4) truly deserving the name, being exactly what the word implies: “and r. perfection wrongfully disgraced,” Sonn. 66, 7. “thou hast the r. arched beauty of the brow that becomes the ship-tire,” Wiv. III, 3, 59. “they sparkle still the r. Promethean fire,” LLL IV, 3, 351. “I am a r. maid for my cowardice,” Mids. III, 2, 302. “how many things by season seasoned are to their r. praise and true perfection,” Merch. V, 108. “it is the r. butterwomen's rank to market,” As III, 2, 103. “that's the r. virtue of the medlar,” As III, 2, 103 “I answer you r. painted cloth,” As III, 2, 103 “awful rule and r. supremacy,” Shr. V, 2, 109. “this is the r. fencing grace,” H4B II, 1, 206. “being the r. idea of your father,” R3 III, 7, 13. “like a r. gipsy,” Ant. IV, 12, 28.
5) not left, but on the other side: “r. hand,” Ven. 158. Gent. V, 4, 67. Ado I, 3, 51. Merch. II, 2, 42. As IV, 3, 81. Wint. IV, 4, 856. John II, 236. H6C II, 1, 152. II, 6, 80. Caes. V, 1, 18 etc. “this the cranny is, r. and sinister,” Mids. V, 164. his r. cheek, All's IV 5, 103. Cymb. IV, 2, 211. “on his r. side,” H6C III, 1, 44. “his r. arm,” Tim. III, 5, 78
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