Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

Right may refer to any of the following:

Clockwise or right1. When referring to a direction, right is opposite of left and is the same direction that a clock turns (clockwise).

2. With a computer keyboard, right is an arrow key that when pressed moves the cursor, game character, or another object to the right.

3. When dealing with security, a right is a privilege given or taken away from a user that gives them an ability or takes away an ability. See our permission definition for further information and examples.

Note: Don't confuse "right" and "write" when dealing with security terms. See our write page for further information on this term.

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