from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. In proper or satisfactory operational or working order: checked to see if the tires were all right.
- adj. Acceptable; agreeable: Delaying the repair is all right by me.
- adj. Informal Satisfactory; good: an all-right fellow; an all-right movie.
- adj. Correct: Your answers are all right.
- adj. Average; mediocre: The performance was just all right, not remarkable.
- adj. Uninjured; safe: The passengers were shaken up but are all right.
- adj. Fairly healthy; well: I am feeling all right again.
- adv. In a satisfactory way; adequately: I held up all right under pressure.
- adv. Very well; yes. Used as a reply to a question or to introduce a declaration: All right, I'll go.
- adv. Without a doubt: It's cold, all right.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. good; in acceptable, if not excellent condition
- adj. In good health, unharmed.
- adv. fairly well
- adv. Most certainly; for sure.
- interj. Used to affirm, indicate agreement, or consent.
- interj. Used to indicate support, favor or encouragement.
- interj. Used to fill space or pauses.
- interj. Used as a general lead-in or beginning.
- interj. Used to express exasperation or frustration, often with already.
- interj. Used as a greeting, roughly equivalent to how are you
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. satisfactory; better than average.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a satisfactory or adequate manner
- adj. being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition
- adv. without doubt (used to reinforce an assertion)
- adv. an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
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