from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Without reservation or qualification; openly: finally responded outright to the question.
- adv. Completely and entirely; wholly: denied the charges outright.
- adv. At once; straightway: were killed outright in the crash.
- adv. Without additional payments owing, constraints, or stipulations: owns the property outright.
- adj. Presented without reservation; unqualified: an outright gift.
- adj. Complete; total: outright victory.
- adj. Thoroughgoing; out-and-out: outright viciousness; an outright coward.
- adj. Made without constraints, stipulations, or additional payments owed: outright sale of the property.
- adj. Archaic Moving straight onward.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Wholly, completely and entirely.
- adv. Openly and without reservation.
- adv. At once.
- adv. With no outstanding conditions.
- adv. Blatantly; inexcusably.
- adj. Unqualified and unreserved.
- adj. Total or complete.
- adj. Having no outstanding conditions.
- v. To release a player outright, without conditions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Downright; plain; unqualified; utter; straight-out.
- adv. Immediately; without delay; at once.
- adv. Completely; utterly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Straight on; right onward; directly; hence, at once; immediately; without delay.
- To the full extent; completely; entirely; altogether; without reservation: as, to settle a bargain outright.
- Downright; unqualified: as, outright wickedness.
- Straight out; straight on.
- Total; entire: as, the outright sum was $3,000.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without restrictions or stipulations or further payments
- adj. without reservation or exception
- adv. without any delay
- adv. without reservation or concealment
From Middle English out + right (Wiktionary)