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 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 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

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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 28 Feb. 2020.

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aright

adverb
How to pronounce aright (audio)

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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