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
          • His right eye was black; the left, for some strange reason (alogism), green. Black eyebrows, but (alogism) one higher that the other. In short a foreigner (alogism).
          • And within five minutes of the change United were level. Gabriel Obertan tuned his marker inside out and delivered a cross from the right that hit Hernandez and sat up perfectly for Owen to nod home.
          • The slaying of the civil rights activist brought a storm of protest!
        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 panels represent the time-course of a FRAP experiment: prebleach image (top), first image after bleach (middle), 100 s after start of acquisition (bottom).
          • 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
          • Reason away, but the test of time will prove me right.
          • My shoulder was dislocated. It was agony to have it put to rights.
          • The crossed hammer and sickle symbolise the union of workers and peasantry in their fight for their rights.
      • 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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