HyperDic: all_right

English > 4 senses of the expression all right:
ADVERBallall right, very well, fine, alright, OKan expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
allall right, alrightwithout doubt (used to reinforce an assertion)
allall right, okay, O.K., alrightin a satisfactory / satisfactory or adequate manner
ADJECTIVEallall right, fine, o.k., ok, okay, hunky-dory, coolbeing satisfactory or in satisfactory condition
English > all right: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsatisfactory or in satisfactory condition.
Examples
  • "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"
  • "is everything all right?"
Synonymsfine, o.k., ok, okay, hunky-dory, cool
BroadersatisfactoryGiving satisfaction
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbien, correcto
Catalan, correcte, d'acord
English > all right: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAn expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence.
Synonymsvery well, fine, alright, OK
Spanishbien
English > all right: 4 senses > adverb 2
MeaningWithout doubt (used to reinforce an assertion).
Example"it's expensive all right"
Synonymalright
English > all right: 4 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn a satisfactory / satisfactory or adequate manner; ('alright' is a nonstandard variant of 'all right').
Example "held up all right under pressure"
Synonymsokay, O.K., alright
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbien, satisfactoriamente

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