all right / alright

all right / alright
   All right is a phrase meaning "everything is right": Is all right here?
   Alright is a single word meaning "OK": All are alright here.

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  • all right / alright —    All right is a phrase meaning everything is right : Is all right here?    Alright is a single word meaning OK : All are alright here …   Confused words

  • all right — is still the preferred way of writing this common expression. The alternative form alright, despite its much higher frequency, is not fully accepted, although there are various arguments in its favour, especially: (1) the need to distinguish it… …   Modern English usage

  • all right vs alright —   All right has multiple meanings. It can mean ok, acceptable, unhurt.   The single word spelling alright has never been accepted as standard.   However in a search on Google you ll get around 68,700,000 hits for alright and 163,000,000 for all… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • all right vs alright —   All right has multiple meanings. It can mean ok, acceptable, unhurt.   The single word spelling alright has never been accepted as standard.   However in a search on Google you ll get around 68,700,000 hits for alright and 163,000,000 for all… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • alright, all right — Alright is a common misspelling of all right, an expression with numerous meanings: satisfactory, correct, very well, yes, safe, acceptable. There is no such word as alright …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • all right — all right′ adv. 1) yes; very well: All right, I ll go with you[/ex] 2) (used as an interrogative) do you agree?: We ll meet tomorrow, all right?[/ex] 3) satisfactorily; acceptably: Her work is coming along all right[/ex] 4) without fail;… …   From formal English to slang

  • all right! — 〈[ɔ:lraıt]〉 = alright …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • all right — I adjective being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition (Freq. 10) an all right movie the passengers were shaken up but are all right is everything all right? everything s fine things are okay dinner and the …   Useful english dictionary

  • all right — /ɔl ˈraɪt / (say awl ruyt) adjective 1. in good condition; not harmed, damaged or sick. 2. satisfactory but not outstanding: his work is all right, but not worth a raise. 3. acceptable or permissible: is it all right if I leave early? 4. (of a… …  

  • all-right — /awl ruyt /, adj. Informal. agreeable, acceptable, or commendable: an all right plan. [1815 25] * * * all right, «L RYT», adjective. U.S. Slang very good or excellent of its kind; very dependable: »Don t worry about him; he s an all right fellow …   Useful english dictionary

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