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all right

all right

 
pronunciation:
awl raIt
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective, interjection
part of speech: adverb
definition: in a satisfactory but not outstanding way; well enough.
He did all right on the test but could have done better.
synonyms:
acceptably, adequately, satisfactorily, sufficiently, well
similar words:
appropriately, OK
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not harmed or damaged; safe.
The car was wrecked, but the driver was all right.
synonyms:
OK, safe, secure, sound
antonyms:
hurt
definition 2: good enough; satisfactory.
The food is all right at school, but he prefers the lunches his mother makes.
synonyms:
acceptable, adequate, OK, satisfactory, sufficient
similar words:
good, kosher
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: "okay"; "yes"; "as you wish."
All right, since you really want me to, I'll go.
synonyms:
OK