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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
alright (adverb or adjective)
- all right
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
alright (adjective)
1.
being to one's liking
SYNONIMS:
agreeable, all right, alright, copacetic ( copasetic copesetic), ducky, fine, good, hunky-dory, jake, OK ( okay), palatable
RELATED WORDS:
delectable, delicious, delightful, dreamy, felicitous, gratifying, nice, pleasant, pleasing, scrumptious, welcome; acceptable, adequate, decent, passable, tolerable
NEAR ANTONYMS:
bad, deficient, inferior, lousy, poor, punk, substandard, unacceptable, wanting, wretched; mediocre, middling, second-class, second-rate
disagreeable, unsatisfactory
alright (adjective)
2.
not exposed to the threat of loss or injury
SYNONIMS:
all right, alright, secure
RELATED WORDS:
hale, healthy, intact, sound, well, whole; scatheless, unharmed, unhurt, uninjured, unscathed
NEAR ANTONYMS:
damaged, harmed, hurt, injured, scathed, wounded
endangered, exposed, imperiled ( imperilled), insecure, liable, open, subject (to), susceptible, threatened, unsafe, violable, vulnerable
alright (adverb)
1.
in a satisfactory way
SYNONIMS:
acceptably, adequately, all right, alright, creditably, decently, fine, good, middlingly, nicely, OK ( okay), passably, respectably, satisfactorily, serviceably, so-so, sufficiently, tolerably
RELATED WORDS:
appropriately, aptly, congruously, correctly, decorously, felicitously, fittingly, happily, meetly, rightly, seemly, suitably; gratifyingly, satisfyingly; effectively, effectually, efficiently, neatly, tidily
NEAR ANTONYMS:
unbearably; inappropriately, incorrectly, indecently, unsuitably; awfully, deplorably, disastrously, dreadfully, horrendously, horribly, horridly, miserably, terribly
bad, badly, deficiently, ill, inadequately, insufficiently, intolerably, poorly, unacceptably, unsatisfactorily
alright (adverb)
2.
used to express agreement
SYNONIMS:
all right, alright, aye ( ay), exactly, OK ( okay), okeydoke ( okeydokey), yea, yeah, yep, yo
RELATED WORDS:
absolutely, assuredly, certainly, indeed, indisputably, positively, undoubtedly, unquestionably
nay, no, no way, scarcely
alright (adverb)
3.
without any question
SYNONIMS:
all right, alright, assuredly, certainly, clearly, definitely, doubtless, easily, forsooth, hands down, inarguably, incontestably, incontrovertibly, indisputably, plainly, really, so, sure, surely, truly, unarguably, undeniably, undoubtedly, unquestionably
RELATED WORDS:
conceivably, likely, perhaps, possibly, probably; obviously, unmistakably
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