Aright A*right", adv. [Pref. a- + right.] Rightly; correctly; in a right way or form; without mistake or crime; as, to worship God aright. [1913 Webster]

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  • aright — (adv.) in a correct way, O.E. ariht, from A (Cf. a ) (1) of + RIGHT (Cf. right) (adj.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • aright — [ə rīt′] adv. [ME < on right] in a right way; correctly; rightly …   English World dictionary

  • aright — a|right [əˈraıt] adv BrE old use 1.) correctly ▪ I was not certain I had heard aright. 2.) set things aright to deal with problems or difficulties …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • aright — adverb old fashioned 1 correctly: if I remember aright 2 set things aright to settle problems or difficulties …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • aright — adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ariht, from 1a + riht right Date: before 12th century right, correctly < if I remember aright > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aright — /euh ruyt /, adv. rightly; correctly; properly: I want to set things aright. [bef. 1000; ME; OE ariht, on riht. See A 1, RIGHT] * * * …   Universalium

  • aright — adverb /əˈɹʌɪt,əˈɹaɪt/ Rightly, correctly; in the right way or form. it is not easie we should so often settle our minds in so regular, so reformed, and so devout a seat, where indeed it ought to be, to pray aright and effectually: otherwise our… …   Wiktionary

  • aright — a•right [[t]əˈraɪt[/t]] adv. correctly; to rights: I want to set things aright[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME; OE ariht, on riht. See a I, right …   From formal English to slang

  • aright — [ Ah rite Jamaican Slang Glossary All right, sure, yes, okay …   English dialects glossary

  • aright — a|right [ ə raıt ] adverb OLD FASHIONED correctly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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