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verb [transitive]     right pronunciation in British English
/raɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyright
he/she/itrights
present participlerighting
past tenserighted
past participlerighted
  1. 1
    to put someone or something back into their usual upright position

    We righted the canoe and were able to paddle back to shore.

  2. 2
    to make something go back into the state or situation that you would normally expect it to be in

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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