What is the meaning of all right?


  • Being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition.
    • usage: "an all-right movie"; "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; "is everything all right"; "everything's fine"; "things are okay"; "dinner and the movies had been fine"; "another minute I'd have been fine"


  • An expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence.
  • Without doubt (used to reinforce an assertion. )
    • usage: "it's expensive all right"
  • In a satisfactory or adequate manner."she'll do okay on her own"; "held up all right under pressure"; (`alright' is a nonstandard variant of `all right')
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