Definition of Recto:

  1. Right-hand page of an open publication, usually odd numbered. The title of a book appears always on rector, and so do the table of contents, preface, introduction, chapter headings, etc. The left-hand page is called verso.

  2. A right-hand page of an open book, or the front of a loose document.

Synonyms of Recto

Epistle side, Acknowledgments, Back, Back matter, Bastard title, Bibliography, Catch line, Catchword, Colophon, Conservative, Contents, Contents page, Copyright page, Decanal side, Dedication, Endleaf, Endpaper, Endsheet, Errata, Flyleaf, Folio, Fore edge, Foreword, Front matter, Half-title page, Head, Imprint, Index, Inscription, Introduction, Leaf, Makeup, Page, Preface, Preliminaries, Reactionary, Reverso, Right, Right field, Right hand, Right side, Right wing, Right-winger, Running title, Signature, Starboard, Starboard tack, Subtitle, Table of contents, Tail, Text, Title, Title page, Trim size, Type page, Verso, Folio, Sheet, Side, Leaf

How to use Recto in a sentence?

  1. However, it was very much the habit to place the blank sheet as the recto (looking at the opening of a book, the right leaf), with the miniature on the verso (looking at the open book, the left leaf).

Meaning of Recto & Recto Definition