Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Right; rightly; properly.

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  • noun Plural form of right.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of right.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This isn't even a civil rights issue, it's a * human rights* issue.

    i am hated for loving

  • Add to this "the right of peaceably assembling" violently wrested -- the rights of minorities, _rights_ no longer -- free speech struck dumb -- free _men_ outlawed and murdered -- free presses cast into the streets and their fragments strewed with shoutings, or flourished in triumph before the gaze of approving crowds as proud members of prostrate law!

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Add to this "the right of peaceably assembling" violently wrested -- the rights of minorities, _rights_ no longer -- free speech struck dumb -- free _men_ outlawed and murdered -- free presses cast into the streets and their fragments strewed with shoutings, or flourished in triumph before the gaze of approving crowds as proud members of prostrate law!

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4

  • For rights are _rights_; God's are no more -- man's are no less.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4

  • But if, like a legislative act, it confers actual rights on the slaves, whether they are able to secure them in fact or not, then those _rights_ are not lost, though the law cease to exist.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 70, August, 1863

  • For rights are _rights_; God's are no more -- man's are no less.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • _Incorporeal_ hereditaments are inheritable rights which grow out of corporeal inheritances, or which consist in their enjoyment; as the right of pasturing a common; a right of passage over the land of another; a right to the use of waters, sometimes called _aquatic rights_, &c.

    The Government Class Book Designed for the Instruction of Youth in the Principles of Constitutional Government and the Rights and Duties of Citizens.

  • For rights are _rights_; God's are no more -- man's are no less.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Added to this "the right of peaceably assembling" violently wrested -- the rights of minorities, _rights_ no longer -- free speech struck dumb -- free _men_ outlawed and murdered -- free presses cast into the streets and their fragments strewed with shoutings, or flourished in triumph before the gaze of approving crowds as proud mementos of prostrate law!

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Add to this "the right of peaceably assembling" violently wrested -- the rights of minorities, _rights_ no longer -- free speech struck dumb -- free _men_ outlawed and murdered -- free presses cast into the streets and their fragments strewed with shoutings, or flourished in triumph before the gaze of approving crowds as proud members of prostrate law!

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

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