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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