having a valid or just claim, as to some property or position; legitimate:
the rightful owner of the farm.
belonging or held by a valid or just claim:
one’s rightful property.
equitable or just, as actions or a cause.
proper; appropriate; fitting.
in accordance with what is right; proper or just
(prenominal) having a legally or morally just claim: the rightful owner
(prenominal) held by virtue of a legal or just claim: my rightful property
- Right gastric vein
right gastric vein n. See pyloric vein.
- Right gastro-omental vein
right gastro-omental vein n. A tributary of the superior mesenteric vein that parallels the right gastro-omental artery along the greater curvature of the stomach. Also called right gastroepiploic vein.
adjective 1. on the right. 2. of, for, or with the right hand. 3. most reliable, valuable, or useful, as a helper or assistant. 4. plain-laid. 5. Also, right-handed. Building Trades. (of a door) having the hinges on the right when seen from the exterior of the building, room, closet, etc., to which the doorway […]
- Right-hand buoy
noun, Navigation. 1. a distinctive buoy marking the side of a channel regarded as the right, or starboard, side.