Definition of Put right

1. Verb. Settle or put right. "We need to iron out our disagreements"

Exact synonyms: Iron Out, Straighten Out
Generic synonyms: Ameliorate, Amend, Better, Improve, Meliorate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Put Right

put one past somebody
put one through one's paces
put oneself across
put oneself in someone's place
put oneself in someone's shoes
put option
put out a fire
put out feelers
put out of one's misery
put out to pasture
put outs
put over
put paid to
put pen to paper
put right (current term)
put somebody in his place
put someone's back up
put someone down as
put someone in his place
put someone in mind of
put someone in their place
put something behind one
put something into perspective
put that in your pipe and smoke it
put the bee on
put the blame on
put the boot in
put the cart before the horse
put the cat among the pigeons

Literary usage of Put right

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1869)
"... at the ballot-box, operating through the elections, this prest wrong can be put right. There is no law in the land supreme over the constitutional law. ..."

2. The State Records of North Carolina by North Carolina, Walter Clark, William Laurence Saunders, Stephen Beauregard Weeks (1898)
"Beging pardon for Troubling your Excellency at this Busy time which nothing but my being a stranger in the State & wishing to be put Right Could Induce me ..."

3. The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1869)
"... at the ballot-box, operating through tho elections, this great wrong can be put right. There is no law in the land supreme over the constitutional law. ..."

4. Ten Weeks in Natal: A Journal of a First Tour of Visitation Among the by John William Colenso (1855)
"To the message he now received he replied, that " he was very glad to be put right, as he often had been, by Mr. Shepstone "— that " he was ..."

5. The New Cure for Consumption by Its Own Virus by James Compton Burnett (1900)
"right; and after three months she continued well, except for a slight stomach derangement, which Pul- satilla 1 and Arsenicum 5 put right. She is now well. ..."

6. Hebrews by James Barmby (1886)
"Here is the proposition of this arduous career put right before us in our onward path. Shall we accept it or shall we evade it? We cannot very well ignore ..."

7. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1859)
"To put things right, and to know that they are put right, has this effect. I can't tell why it is so, but so it most assuredly is. Therefore, take this as a ..."

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