aright

adverb
\ ə-ˈrīt How to pronounce aright (audio) \

Definition of aright

: right, correctly if I remember aright

Examples of aright in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The survey of over 100 investors -- more than half of whom specialize in health care -- found there’s a 43% probability that Moderna’s vaccine would be sufficient to set the U.S. economy aright, analyst Joshua Schimmer wrote in a note. Cristin Flanagan, Bloomberg.com, "Moderna Vaccine Unlikely to Revive U.S. Economy, Survey Says," 29 May 2020 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," 18 July 2019 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," 18 July 2019 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," 18 July 2019 Only a fundamental transformation of our nation would set things aright. Matthew Continetti, National Review, "Guns and the ‘New Class’," 10 Aug. 2019 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," 18 July 2019 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," 18 July 2019 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," 18 July 2019

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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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aright. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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aright

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of aright

old-fashioned + literary : so as to be correct

aright

adverb
\ ə-ˈrīt How to pronounce aright (audio) \

Kids Definition of aright

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

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