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ALRIGHT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does alright mean? 

ALRIGHT (adjective)
  The adjective ALRIGHT has 1 sense:

1. nonstandard usage

  Familiarity information: ALRIGHT used as an adjective is very rare.


ALRIGHT (adverb)
  The adverb ALRIGHT has 3 senses:

1. without doubt (used to reinforce an assertion)
2. an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
3. in a satisfactory or adequate manner

  Familiarity information: ALRIGHT used as an adverb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ALRIGHT (adjective)


Sense 1alright [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Nonstandard usage

Similar:

satisfactory (giving satisfaction)


ALRIGHT (adverb)


Sense 1alright [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Without doubt (used to reinforce an assertion)

Synonyms:

alright; all right

Context example:

it's expensive all right


Sense 2alright [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence

Synonyms:

all right; fine; OK; very well; alright


Sense 3alright [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a satisfactory or adequate manner

Synonyms:

O.K.; okay; all right; alright

Context examples:

she'll do okay on her own / held up all right under pressure

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)


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