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all right

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1 being to one's liking
  • it's all right with me if you wear jeans to the party

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2 not exposed to the threat of loss or injury
  • as soon as we heard the rescue helicopter, we knew we were all right

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3 of a level of quality that meets one's needs or standards
  • it wasn't a great meal, but it was all right

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all right

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Synonyms & Antonyms of all right (Entry 2 of 2)

2 used to express agreement
  • all right, I'll try one tiny bite of octopus

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3 without any question
  • he was there all right—I saw him sitting in the back row

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“All right.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/all%20right. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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