in the right meaning
- 1. Right
2. Maintaining a justifiable position
on the moral or legal side of an issue; on the right side of an issue.
• I felt I was in the right, but the judge ruled against me.
• It's hard to argue with lane. She always believes that she's in the right.
correct; morally or legally correct.
I know I'm in the right.
You are not in the right on this point.
- i am, perhaps, not in the right spirit tonight.
- you are not going about the job in the right way.
- you're not setting about your work in the right way.
- the tools are not put in the right place.
- i hope you'll take this in the right spirit.