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rightward

[ rahyt-werd ]
/ ˈraɪt wərd /
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adverb

Also right·wards. toward or on the right.

adjective

situated on the right.
directed toward the right.

Nearby words

rightness, righto, rights, rights issue, rightsize, rightward, rightwardly, rightwards, righty, rigi, rigid

Origin of rightward

First recorded in 1805–15; right + -ward
Related formsright·ward·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for rightwards

  • Then he tried the same experiment on her left eye, rightwards, with the same result.

    The Martian|George Du Maurier

British Dictionary definitions for rightwards (1 of 2)

rightwards

rightward

/ (ˈraɪtwədz) /

adverb

towards or on the right

British Dictionary definitions for rightwards (2 of 2)

rightward

/ (ˈraɪtwəd) /

adjective

situated on or directed towards the right

adverb

a variant of rightwards
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