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
          • "Was something in the right hemisphere disinhibited by the stroke?
          • The pitch was right in his wheelhouse, and he hit a grand slam. ‎
          • If you can get your hands on the right ingredients, it's an easy recipe.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Right below Juan Ponce is the Palace of the Fortaleza de Santa Catalina drawn in such a way so as to highlight the Puerto Rican and the Usonian flags waving above.
          • Right so came out an adder of a little heathbush, and it stung a knight in the foot.
          • Right panels represent the time-course of a FRAP experiment: prebleach image (top), first image after bleach (middle), 100 s after start of acquisition (bottom).
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Parallel studies are carried out for the undirectional model, where the neighbor effects do not depend on whether they are from the left or right.
          • My shoulder was dislocated. It was agony to have it put to rights.
          • Reason away, but the test of time will prove me 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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          4. en rightsizing
          5. en rightsowner
          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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          Definiteness: Level 1
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