Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality: do the right thing and confess. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct: the right answer. Fitting, proper, or appropriate: It is not right to leave the party without saying goodbye. Most favorable, desirable, or convenient: the right time to act. In or into a satisfactory state or condition: put things right. In good mental or physical health or order. Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer: the right side of the dress; made sure that the right side of the fabric was visible. Of, belonging to, located on, or being the side of the body to the south when the subject is facing east. Of, relating to, directed toward, or located on the right side. Located on the right side of a person facing downstream: the right bank of a river. Of or belonging to the political or intellectual right. Mathematics Formed by or in reference to a line or plane that is perpendicular to another line or plane. Mathematics Having the axis perpendicular to the base: right cone. Mathematics Having a right angle: a right triangle. Straight; uncurved; direct: a right line. Archaic Not spurious; genuine. That which is just, morally good, legal, proper, or fitting. The direction or position on the right side. The right side. The right hand. A turn in the direction of the right hand or side. The people and groups who advocate the adoption of conservative or reactionary measures, especially in government and politics. Also called right wing. The opinion of those advocating such measures. Sports A blow delivered by a boxer's right hand. Baseball Right field.