aright

adverb
\ə-ˈrīt \

Definition of aright 

: right, correctly if I remember aright

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Soon enough, the 20-something Tully (Mackenzie Davis) arrives on her doorstep and, like Mary Poppins, proceeds to set things aright. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "‘Tully’ gives the Mary Poppins story an unsentimental update," 4 May 2018 Stafford took manual control and set things aright. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, "The Greatest Leap, Part 3: The triumph and near-tragedy of the first Moon landing," 19 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of aright

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aright

Middle English, from Old English ariht, from a- entry 1 + riht right

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aright

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of aright

: so as to be correct

aright

adverb
\ə-ˈrīt \

Kids Definition of aright

: in a correct way She tried to set things aright.

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