"all right" meaning in English

Adjective

IPA: /ˌɔːlˈɹaɪt/ enPR: ôl'rīt' Audio: en-us-all_right1.ogg [US], en-us-all_right2.ogg [US, interjection]
  1. Good; in acceptable, if not excellent condition. Tags: not-comparable Translations (good): جَيِّد‎ (jayyid) (Arabic), باش‎ (baş) (Central Kurdish), چاک‎ (çak) (Central Kurdish), i orden (Danish), in orde (Dutch), prima (Dutch), kunnossa (Finnish), kunnossa oleva (Finnish), bien (French), d'accord (French), ok (French), ben (Galician), in Ordnung (German), gut (German), μια χαρά (mia chará) (Greek), εντάξει (entáxei) (Greek), ठीक (ṭhīk) (Hindi), अच्छा (acchā) (Hindi), (Hungarian), jól (Hungarian), rendben (Hungarian), ceart go leor (Irish), go maith (Irish), bene (Italian), va bene (Italian), 大丈夫な (daijōbu na) (alt: だいじょうぶな) (Japanese), សមគួរ (sɑɑ mɔɔ kuə) (Khmer), 괜찮다 (gwaenchanta) (Korean), 好 (hǎo) (Mandarin), 好的 (hǎo de) (Mandarin), 沒事 (Mandarin), 没事 (méishì) (Mandarin), ठीक (ṭhīk) (Marathi), बरा (barā) (Marathi), बरी (barī) (Marathi), बरे (bare) (Marathi), बर्‍या (alt: bar‍yā) (Marathi), ålreit (Norwegian), dobry [masculine] (Polish), razoável (Portuguese), хоро́ший (xoróšij) (Russian), awricht (Scots), bien (Spanish), okej (Swedish), duglig (Swedish), skaplig (Swedish), ٹھیک‎ (ṭhīk) (Urdu), اچّھا‎ (acchā) (Urdu)
  2. In good health, unharmed. Tags: not-comparable Translations (in good health): in een goede gezondheid (Dutch), terve (Finnish), kunnossa (Finnish), bien (english: to be all right, bien aller) (French), en forme (French), are you all right? (French), ça va (French), ben (Galician), gesund (German), unversehrt (German), (Hungarian), ágætur (Icelandic), bene (Italian), 大丈夫な (daijōbu na) (alt: だいじょうぶな) (Japanese), w porządku (Polish), zdrowy (Polish), bom [masculine] (Portuguese), bem (Portuguese), legal (Portuguese), в поря́дке (v porjádke) (Russian), здоро́вый (zdoróvyj) (Russian), okej (Swedish), oskadd (Swedish)
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: alright [nonstandard] Derived forms: it'll be all right on the night

Adverb

IPA: /ˌɔːlˈɹaɪt/ enPR: ôl'rīt' Audio: en-us-all_right1.ogg [US], en-us-all_right2.ogg [US, interjection]
  1. Fairly well. Tags: not-comparable Translations (fairly well): حَسَنًا‎ (ḥasanan) (Arabic), vrij goed (Dutch), wel degelijk (Dutch), hyvin (Finnish), ihan hyvin (Finnish), mukavasti (Finnish), bien (French), in Ordnung (German), gut (German), अच्छे (acche) (Hindi), ठीक से (ṭhīk se) (Hindi), 大丈夫 (daijōbu) (alt: だいじょうぶ) (Japanese), よく (yoku) (Japanese), しゃんと (shanto) (Japanese), ちゃんと (chanto) (Japanese), во ред (vo red) (Macedonian), добро (dobro) (Macedonian), 好 (hǎo) (Mandarin), bem (Portuguese), bine (Romanian), în ordine (Romanian), O.K. (Romanian), хорошо́ (xorošó) (Russian), ничего́ (ničevó) (Russian), непло́хо (neplóxo) (Russian), väl (Swedish), okej (Swedish), skapligt (Swedish)
  2. Most certainly; for sure. Tags: informal, not-comparable
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: alright [nonstandard]

Interjection

IPA: /ˌɔːlˈɹaɪt/ enPR: ôl'rīt' Audio: en-us-all_right1.ogg [US], en-us-all_right2.ogg [US, interjection]
  1. Used to affirm, indicate agreement, or consent.
  2. Used to indicate support, favor or encouragement.
  3. Used to fill space or pauses.
  4. Used as a general lead-in or beginning.
  5. Used to express exasperation or frustration, often with already.
  6. Term of greeting, equivalent to how are you or hello. Tags: Britain, informal Categories: British English
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: alright [nonstandard] Derived forms: a'ight, a'right, alright Related terms: all-right, alright, okay Translations (Used as a general lead-in or beginning (4)): no niin (Finnish), bien (French), bon (French), nun (German), also (German), bene (Italian), よし (yoshi) (Japanese), então (Portuguese), так (tak) (Russian), okej (Swedish), sige (Tagalog) Translations (Used to affirm, indicate agreement, or consent (1)): حَسَنًا‎ (ḥasanan) (Arabic), լավ (lav) (Armenian), բարի (english: bari) (Armenian), باش‎ (baş) (Central Kurdish), hyvä on (Finnish), selvä (Finnish), samapa se (Finnish), ça va (French), c'est bon (French), de acordo (Galician), კარგი (ḳargi) (Georgian), gut (German), in Ordnung (German), ठीक (ṭhīk) (Hindi), अच्छा (acchā) (Hindi), ceart go leor (Irish), d'accordo (Italian), va bene (Italian), 畏まりました (kashikomarimashita) (note: very formal) (alt: かしこまりました) (Japanese), 了解 (ryōkai) (english: plain) (alt: りょうかい) (Japanese), オーケー (ōkē) (Japanese), オーライ (ōrai) (Japanese), យល់ព្រម (yʊəl prɔɔm) (Khmer), 괜찮아 (gwaenchana) (Korean), 오케이 (okei) (Korean), 알겠어요 (algesseoyo) (note: very formal) (Korean), 好 (hǎo) (Mandarin), 好的 (hǎode) (Mandarin), 行 (xíng) (Mandarin), 可以 (kěyǐ) (Mandarin), wehee (Navajo), hágoshį́į́ (Navajo), lą́ʼąąʼ (Navajo), está bem (Portuguese), (Portuguese), tudo bem (Portuguese), tá bom [nonstandard] (Portuguese), ла́дно (ládno) (Russian), хорошо́ (xorošó) (Russian), оке́й (okéj) (Russian), v poriadku (Slovak), de acuerdo (Spanish), muy bien (Spanish), ándale [Mexico] (Spanish), dale [Argentina, Paraguay, Venezuela] (Spanish), listo [Colombia] (Spanish), okey [Latin-America] (Spanish), sale y vale [Mexico] (Spanish), 'tá [Uruguay] (Spanish), vale (english: specially Spain) (Spanish), ya [Chile] (Spanish), okej (Swedish), sige (Tagalog), okey (Tagalog), pekâlâ (Turkish), ٹھیک‎ (ṭhīk) (Urdu), اچّھا‎ (acchā) (Urdu) Translations (Used to express exasperation or frustration, often with already (5)): no niin (Finnish), bon (French), ça va bien (comme ça) (French), schon gut (english: occasionally doubled in case of impatience, e. g. when the one you're speaking to takes too long to get to the point) (German), ᠵᠣᠣ (joo) (Manchu), sige na nga! (Tagalog) Translations (Used to fill space or pauses (3)): no niin (Finnish), alors (French), ok (French), bon (French), also (German), nun (German), na schön (German), bem (Portuguese), então (Portuguese), okej (Swedish), o sige (Tagalog) Translations (Used to indicate support, favor or encouragement (2)): jees! (Finnish), c’est bon ! (French), d'accord ! (French), super (French), bravo (German), super (German), isso aí! (Portuguese), é isso aí! (Portuguese), здорово (zdorovo) (Russian), класс (klass) (Russian), супер (super) (Russian), браво (bravo) (Russian), улёт (uljót) (Russian), отпад (otpad) (Russian), потрясно (potrjasno) (Russian), okej (Swedish), ayos! (Tagalog), okey! (Tagalog), hadi (Turkish), pekâlâ (Turkish) Translations (a greeting, roughly equivalent to how are you (6)): mitäs sä (Finnish), mitäs sinä (Finnish), tudo bem? (Portuguese), läget (Swedish), iawn? (Welsh)

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