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alright

adjective

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1 being to one's liking
  • an alright movie, but I wouldn't pay to see it again

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2 not exposed to the threat of loss or injury
  • we got the plane's nose back up, and after that we were alright

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alright

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of alright (Entry 2 of 2)

2 used to express agreement
  • alright, you can buy me lunch, but next time it's my treat

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3 without any question
  • she passed the test alright—she had the highest score in the class

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The first known use of alright was in 1865

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“Alright.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alright. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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