adjective or adverb Date: 1733 being at, toward, or to the right

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  • rightward — rightward, rightwards The only form of the adjective is rightward (a rightward glance). For the adverb, rightward and rightwards are used both in BrE and in AmE (turn rightward/rightwards) …   Modern English usage

  • Rightward — Right ward, adv. Toward the right. [1913 Webster] Rightward and leftward rise the rocks. Southey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rightward — [rīt′wərd] adv., adj. on or toward the right: also rightwards adv …   English World dictionary

  • rightward — [[t]ra͟ɪtwə(r)d[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n (The form rightwards is also used.) If there is a rightward trend in the politics of a person or party, their views become more right wing. The result reflects a modest rightward shift in opinion. ADV: ADV after v… …   English dictionary

  • rightward — adj. Rightward is used with these nouns: ↑drift, ↑slant …   Collocations dictionary

  • rightward — right|ward [ˈraıtwəd US wərd] adj [only before noun] on or towards the right ≠ ↑leftward ▪ a rightward glance …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rightward — adjective on or towards the right: a rightward glance opposite leftward …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rightward — rightwards UK [ˈraɪtwə(r)dz] / US [ˈraɪtwərdz] or rightward UK [ˈraɪtwə(r)d] / US [ˈraɪtwərdz] adjective, adverb on or towards the right …   English dictionary

  • rightward — 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

  • rightward — rightwardly, adv. /ruyt weuhrd/, adv. 1. Also, rightwards. toward or on the right. adj. 2. situated on the right. 3. directed toward the right. [1805 15; RIGHT + WARD] * * * …   Universalium

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