EN[ɹaɪts] [-aɪts]
  • Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some legal system, social convention, or ethical theory.
  • Rights are often considered fundamental to civilization, being regarded as established pillars of society and culture, and the history of social conflicts can be found in the history of each right and its development.

    Definition of rights in English Dictionary

  • NounBFright
    1. plural of right.
    2. VerbBFrightPRrightingPT, PPrighted
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of right.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • I was so mortified I could have died right there, instead I fainted, but I swore I'd never let that happen to me again.
          • I will set the dogs on you, if you don't leave right now!
          • The right femur displays a third trochanter near its proximal end, which is situated cranioventrally with respect to the mare.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • right now: 71° — mostly clear — 08:29:14 am — 68% humidity — wind: 10.5 mph — ozone: 25 ppbv — rain (24hrs): 0.00"
          • Right so came out an adder of a little heathbush, and it stung a knight in the foot.
          • Right and left ventricular collagen content was increased with pulmonary artery banding compared to sham-operated controls and ameliorated by macitentan.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • We will run through scene 2 until we get it right.
          • I felt ill, but some fresh air and iced water set me to rights.
          • I can take a swag at the answer, but it may not be right.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms
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          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of rights for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "rights" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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