put to rights


put to rights
Synonyms and related words:
amend, arrange, compensate, correct, emend, give satisfaction, make all square, make good, make right, order, pay reparations, put in order, put in shape, put right, put straight, recompense, rectify, redress, reduce to order, remedy, remunerate, requite, right, set in order, set right, set straight, set to rights, set up, unsnarl, whip into shape

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  • put\ to\ rights — • put to rights • set to rights v. phr. informal To put in good order; clean up. It took the company a long time to put the office to rights after the fire. It took Mrs. Smith an hour to set the room to rights after the party …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put to rights — index rectify Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • put to rights — phrasal : to put into shape : make tidy : arrange a new commanding officer who put the company to rights * * * put to rights see under ↑right1 • • • Main Entry: ↑put …   Useful english dictionary

  • put to rights — ► put (or set) to rights restore to the correct or normal state. Main Entry: ↑right …   English terms dictionary

  • put to rights — or[set to rights] {v. phr.}, {informal} To put in good order; clean up. * /It took the company a long time to put the office to rights after the fire./ * /It took Mrs. Smith an hour to set the room to rights after the party./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put to rights — or[set to rights] {v. phr.}, {informal} To put in good order; clean up. * /It took the company a long time to put the office to rights after the fire./ * /It took Mrs. Smith an hour to set the room to rights after the party./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put to rights — Adjust, regulate, set in order, set to rights …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To put to rights — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To put to rights — Right Right, n. [AS. right. See {Right}, a.] 1. That which is right or correct. Specifically: (a) The straight course; adherence to duty; obedience to lawful authority, divine or human; freedom from guilt, the opposite of moral wrong. (b) A true… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Put — Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English