all right
Pronunciation
  • enPR: ôl'rīt', IPA: /ˌɔːlˈɹaɪt/
Adjective

all right (not comparable)

  1. Good; in acceptable, if not excellent condition.
    The car is all right. It gets me there, anyway.
  2. In good health, unharmed.
    • 1903, William Brodie, ‎Carl Jungk, ‎Francis Edward Stewart, The Therapeutic Gazette (page 536)
      The dread of most etherizers is a quiet breather who may stop breathing without his notice, and requires the almost constant presence of his ear at the patient's mouth to be sure he or she is all right.
    I had a headache earlier, but now I'm all right.
Translations Translations Adverb

all right (not comparable)

  1. Fairly well.
    That went all right, I suppose.
  2. (informal) Most certainly; for sure.
    You taught them a lesson all right! They won't be back.
Translations
  • French: bien
  • German: in Ordnung, gut
  • Portuguese: bem
  • Russian: хорошо́
Interjection
  1. Used to affirm, indicate agreement, or consent.
    All right, let's go then.
  2. Used to indicate support, favor or encouragement.
    All right! They scored!
  3. Used to fill space or pauses.
    All right, so what you suggest we do next?
  4. Used as a general lead-in or beginning.
    All right, let's get started.
  5. Used to express exasperation or frustration, often with already.
    All right, already! Let me finish what I was doing first, and then we can talk.
  6. (UK, informal) Term of greeting, equivalent to how are you or hello.
    All right, mate, how are things with you and the missus?
Translations Translations
  • French: c’est bon !, d'accord !, super
  • German: bravo, super
  • Portuguese: isso aí!, é isso aí!
  • Russian: здорово
Translations Translations Translations
  • French: bon, ça va bien (comme ça)
  • German: schon gut (occasionally doubled in case of impatience, e. g. when the one you're speaking to takes too long to get to the point)
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