set+right

  • 1 set right — index attune, debunk, disabuse, emend, fix (repair), inform (notify), rectify …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 set right — ► put (or set) right tell the true facts to. Main Entry: ↑right …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 set right — set (something) right to correct something to make it the way it should be. They believe that the world is unjust, and try to set it right whenever they get a chance. Usage notes: often used in the form set things right: In many western movies,… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 4 set right — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, accord, adapt, adjust, adjust to, amend, assimilate, atone, attune, awaken, break the spell, broaden the mind, burst the bubble, catechize, civilize, compensate, conduct to, coordinate, correct, cover, cut …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 5 set right — • to put smb/smth right • to set smb/smth right (from Idioms in Speech) (smbput rightsmth) to restore to order, to a good condition; to correct something, or somebody s ideas This is Dr. Bulcastle. He s going to see what can be done to put you… …

    Idioms and examples

  • 6 set right — {v. phr.} To discipline; correct; indicate the correct procedure. * / Your bookkeeping is all messed up, the accountant said. Let me set it right for you, once and for all. / …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7 set right — {v. phr.} To discipline; correct; indicate the correct procedure. * / Your bookkeeping is all messed up, the accountant said. Let me set it right for you, once and for all. / …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 8 set\ right — v. phr. To discipline; correct; indicate the correct procedure. Your bookkeeping is all messed up, the accountant said. Let me set it right for you, once and for all …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 9 set right — correct; give order, arrange …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 set right — Correct, put in order …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 11 To set right — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 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 man… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 right — [rīt] adj. [ME < OE riht, straight, direct, right, akin to Ger recht < IE base * reĝ , straight, stretch out, put in order > RICH, RECKON, L regere, to rule, rex, king, regula, a rule] 1. Obs. not curved; straight: now only in… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Set — (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root of E.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Set — (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root of E.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 right — Synonyms and related words: Bill of Rights, Bircher, Bourbon, Christian, Declaration of Right, Epistle side, Magna Carta, Magna Charta, OK, Petition of Right, Roger, Tory, a propos, absolute, absolute interest, absolute power, absolutely,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 right — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Pertaining to the right side Nouns 1. right; rightness, dextrality; right hand or side, dexter, starboard (naut.), recto, decanal side, off side. See side. 2. conservativism, reactionarism, Toryism, etc …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 right — adj., n., v., adv., & int. adj. 1 (of conduct etc.) just, morally or socially correct (it is only right to tell you; I want to do the right thing). 2 true, correct; not mistaken (the right time; you were right about the weather). 3 less wrong or… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 set — Synonyms and related words: A to Z, A to izzard, Brownian movement, Platonic form, Platonic idea, Zeitgeist, abet, accepted, accommodate, accord, accretion, acrid, aculeate, acuminate, acute, adapt, address, adhere, adherence, adhesion, adjust,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 set straight — Synonyms and related words: admonish, amend, awaken, break the spell, bring to book, burst the bubble, call to account, chastise, chide, compensate, conduct to, correct, debunk, direct to, disabuse, disappoint, disenchant, disentangle, disillude …

    Moby Thesaurus