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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Right  \Right\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Righted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Righting}.]  [AS.  rihtan  See  {Right},  a.] 
  1.  To  bring  or  restore  to  the  proper  or  natural  position;  to 
  set  upright;  to  make  right  or  straight  (that  which  has 
  been  wrong  or  crooked);  to  correct. 
 
  2.  To  do  justice  to  to  relieve  from  wrong  to  restore  rights 
  to  to  assert  or  regain  the  rights  of  as  to  right  the 
  oppressed;  to  right  one's  self  also  to  vindicate. 
 
  So  just  is  God,  to  right  the  innocent.  --Shak. 
 
  All  experience  hath  shown  that  mankind  are  more 
  disposed  to  suffer  while  evils  are  sufferable,  than 
  to  right  themselves  by  abolishing  the  forms  to  which 
  they  are  accustomed.  --Jefferson. 
 
  {To  right  a  vessel}  (Naut.),  to  restore  her  to  an  upright 
  position  after  careening. 
 
  {To  right  the  helm}  (Naut.),  to  place  it  in  line  with  the 
  keel. 




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