right vs. rite vs. wright – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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VS.

Right

Definition:

an abstract idea which is due to a person or governmental body by law, tradition or nature OR being correct OR a direction opposite of left.

Examples:

a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away or That is the right answer OR Turn right at the corner.

VS.

Rite

Definition:

an established ceremony prescribed by a religion

Examples:

the rite of baptism

VS.

Wright

Definition:

a worker skilled in working with wood

Examples:

He was a shipwright by trade.

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