Definition of The right way

1. Adverb. In the right manner. "Can't you carry me decent?"

Exact synonyms: Decent, Decently, In Good Order, Properly, Right
Antonyms: Improperly
Partainyms: Proper

Lexicographical Neighbors of The Right Way

the party is over
the pen is mightier than the sword
the penny drops
the pick of the litter
the pit
the pits
the plot thickens
the proof is in the pudding
the proof of the pudding is in the eating
the quality
the rabbit died
the race that stops a nation
the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain
the records appointment
the rest is history
the right way (current term)
the road to hell is paved with good intentions
the rubber meets the road
the shoe is on the other foot
the shoemaker's children go barefoot
the skinny
the sky is the limit
the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
the sticks
the story goes

Literary usage of The right way

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"... while part of us went to look for a guide that might put us in the right way. The Moors who had arrived at the well, ..."

2. The Works of John Locke by John Locke (1823)
"This consequence you find fault with, and say it should be thus : " Therefore I know better than I did before, where the right way lies." This, you tell me, ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1906)
"the right way to place the ventilation flues. Suppose our outtake flue is here; suppose our intake flue Is off on this side. (Fig. ..."

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