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all right

all right

pronunciation:
awl raIt
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective, interjection
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: meeting minimum standards; satisfactorily.
He did all right on the test, but he could have done better.
synonyms:
acceptably, adequately, satisfactorily, sufficiently, well
similar words:
appropriately, enough, OK
definition 2: without a doubt; certainly; definitely.
She'll hear about this, all right!
synonyms:
assuredly, certainly, definitely, positively, surely
antonyms:
possibly
similar words:
OK
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: unharmed or undamaged, or free of the risk of harm or damage; safe.
The car was wrecked but the driver was all right.You'll be all right if you keep warm under the blanket.
synonyms:
OK, safe, secure, sound, unharmed
antonyms:
hurt
similar words:
good, undamaged
definition 2: meeting minimum standards; satisfactory.
The food isn't great, but it's all right.
synonyms:
acceptable, adequate, OK, satisfactory, sufficient
similar words:
fine, good, kosher
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: as you wish.
All right, since you insist, I'll go.
synonyms:
OK