noun see right IV

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  • Righter — Right er, n. One who sets right; one who does justice or redresses wrong. Shelton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • righter — /ruy teuhr/, n. 1. a person who rights or redresses: a righter of wrongs. 2. a person who advocates or endorses rights, esp. equal rights, for a particular group: welfare righters. [bef. 900; ME rightar executioner, OE rihtere one who regulates.… …   Universalium

  • righter — n. one who makes things right, one who corrects problems; right winger, political conservative; one who advocates establishing particular legal privileges (i.e. civil righter) raɪt n. privilege, prerogative, something to which a person is… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • righter — right ► ADJECTIVE 1) on, towards, or relating to the side of a human body or of a thing which is to the east when the person or thing is facing north. 2) morally good, justified, or acceptable. 3) factually correct. 4) most appropriate: the right …   English terms dictionary

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  • Righter Scale —    Although no one knows how to prevent earthquakes, a gauge invented in 1935 by Charles Francis Richter (1900 1985) may give warnings of an impending disturbance so that measures might be taken to lessen the effect.    Richter, who gave his name …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Dale Righter — Member of the Illinois Senate from the 55th district Incumbent Assumed office 2003 Personal details Born August 23, 1966 (1966 08 23) …   Wikipedia

  • Carroll Righter — (February 2, 1900 April 30, 1988) was known as the astrologer to the stars. He wrote a syndicated daily advice column for 166 newspapers around the world, and was reputed to be an advisor to Ronald and Nancy Reagan. Righter, who liked to be… …   Wikipedia

  • Selchow & Righter — war ein US amerikanischer Spielehersteller. Neben Parker Brothers und Milton Bradley war es der größte Spielehersteller in den Vereinigten Staaten,[1] bis alle drei zwischen 1984 und 1991 in Hasbro aufgegangen sind. Bis zum Verkauf 1986 war es… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Selchow and Righter — was a 19th century Bay Shore, New York game manufacturer best known for the games Parcheesi and Scrabble .It dates back to 1867cite web url=http://www.hasbro.com/scrabble/pl/page.history/dn/home.cfm title=Hasbro Scrabble History year=2005] when… …   Wikipedia

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