alright

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj alright nonstandard usage
    • adv alright in a satisfactory or adequate manner; (`alright' is a nonstandard variant of `all right') "she'll do okay on her own","held up all right under pressure"
    • adv alright an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
    • adv alright without doubt (used to reinforce an assertion) "it's expensive all right"
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Quotations

  • Alice Thomas Ellis
    Alice Thomas Ellis
    “Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I think everything will be alright.”
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G.%20Wells
    “Go away...I'm alright.”
  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden%20Nash
    “Progress might have been alright once, but it has gone on too long.”
  • Robert Alan
    Robert Alan
    “The rain may be falling hard outside, But your smile makes it all alright. I'm so gland that you're my friend. I know our friendship will never end.”

Usage

In literature:

Harry Lauder can sing anything anyhow, and he's alright.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
I got yo' section alright, sah!
"Days Off" by Henry Van Dyke
You've a'most bin bu'sted wi' that there fall; but you'll be alright to-morrow.
"The Wild Man of the West" by R.M. Ballantyne
Netherby was beginning to satisfy himself it was alright, when he noticed Wilson shuffling about with the inner pocket of his coat.
"Daisy Ashford: Her Book" by Daisy Ashford
We'll pull 'em down alright, alright!
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
Well, I did, and finally I got that gun fixed so that it worked alright.
"Over the top with the 25th" by R. Lewis
But as the song says: 'We're all here, so we're alright.
"The Sequel" by George A. Taylor
My name on outside alright.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
My mind is developing alright.
"Turn About Eleanor" by Ethel M. Kelley
But dont worry about me for I will be alright.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
Keep a boy outside enough and he'll turn out alright.
"Hepsey Burke" by Frank Noyes Westcott
Guess I can manage the expense alright.
"Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess" by Henry W. Fischer
Everything is alright, to him.
"Erdgeist (Earth-Spirit)" by Frank Wedekind
It was alarming alright to sit across that expanse of water and see not a boat or hear a sound.
"The Land of Look Behind" by Paul Cameron Brown
And Bily Bumps is alright.
"The Corner House Girls on Palm Island" by Grace Brooks Hill
It would have been alright had I been taught Latin so it would have been of some benefit to me.
"The Demands of Rome" by Elizabeth Schoffen
Well, he's alright, we'll do things his way, and we'll win.
"Six One-Act Plays" by Margaret Scott Oliver
A dandy horse, alright, but too high-lived for Cavalry work, and they can't break him in to it.
"The Long Dim Trail" by Forrestine C. Hooker
Jenkins would be alright, but Moore would be quarrelsome.
"The Viking Blood" by Frederick William Wallace
Beebee, who said, I know you are alright, you can go.
"Memoirs of a Veteran Who Served as a Private in the 60's in the War Between the States" by Isaac Hermann
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In poetry:

They'd a beautiful niece called Wong-Wong
And Wong-Wong was yellow alright
Her father had been a Royal Marine
But two wongs don't make a white.
"The Street Of A Thousand Lanterns 1934" by Billy Bennett
The boss called his stack, said "Come to the shack.
You look like you might be alright.
That growlin' old bear, yure ridin' right there,
Et up my old range boss last night."
"Yavapai Pete" by Curley Fletcher
Out of your love the fire of youth will rise.
In the chest, visions of the soul will rise.
If you are going to kill me, kill me, it is alright.
When the friend kills, a new life will rise.
"Out of Your Love" by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

In news:

Marco Rubio's doing an alright job positioning himself as the man the GOP needs to halt their receding support, but before he gets too far along there, we suggest he take some time to better manage his own thinning hair .
Marco Rubio's doing an alright job positioning himself as the man the GOP needs to halt their receding support, but before he gets too far along there, we suggest he take some time to better manage his own thinning hair.
Indeed, the profusion of hostility to Israel is the proof that hatred of Jews is now quite alright, thank you.
COSTA MESA, Calif (AP) — Army veteran Don Matyja was getting by alright on the streets of this city tucked in Southern California suburbia until he got ticketed for smoking in the park.
Imaginary men and women, youngsters, psychics (who state to "feeling" if a property is Alright) and even pets can be residence inspectors .
Alright, boys and girls, it's time for this week's edition of What's Playing at the Floyd Theater.
Roy Lichtenstein leaves it up to the viewers to decide what has just transpired in his 1964 painting of a tense phone call titled Ohhh Alright.
Alright Animal Activist's and PETA Get ready The newest video sensation.
It's for peace of mind, alright.
Marco Rubio's doing an alright job positioning himself as the man the GOP needs to halt their receding support, but before he gets too far along there, we suggest he take some time to better manage his own thinning hair.
Trace Adkins sang at the Republican National Convention on this date in 2008, Jo Dee Messina was alright in 1998, George Strait was country in 1981 and more.
Yeah, it's a zoo alright.
A Mother's Madness: PDA : Yes it's alright, no, it's not.
Alright, if that line doesn't grab your attention, it's going to be tough Tuesday.
Alright, I'm just gonna keep it real with ya.
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In science:

Student: I have understood the proof alright but I still have some queries. First, suppose the main routine picks up a program that does not halt by mistake.
On Why and What of Randomness
Due to the above mentioned monotonicity properties, this slows down the dynamics and makes the mixing time longer (which is alright to get an upper-bound), but if these changes are done carefully, this can also guide the dynamic in a nice pattern which allows us to have a better control on it.
Approximate Lifshitz law for the zero-temperature stochastic Ising model in any dimension
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