aright

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv aright in an accurate manner "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son","he guessed right"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Aright Rightly; correctly; in a right way or form; without mistake or crime; as, to worship God aright .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aright Rightly; in a right way or form; without error or fault.
    • aright To or toward the right hand.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adv Aright a-rīt′ in a right way: rightly.
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Quotations

  • Thomas Traherne
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    “You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars.”
  • William Shakespeare
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    “Report me and my cause aright.”
  • Angelina Grimke
    Angelina Grimke
    “I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “We always have time enough, if we will but use it aright.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. a-, + right,

Usage

In literature:

I had calculated aright.
"The Doctor's Dilemma" by Hesba Stretton
This must be borne in mind by those who would estimate aright the genius of Robert Browning.
"Life of Robert Browning" by William Sharp
They are, sir; you yourself have guessed aright.
"The Seven Plays in English Verse" by Sophocles
Can one always judge aright?
"For the Faith" by Evelyn Everett-Green
And having set matters here aright, manifesting myself, I will move to another land.
"The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I." by Euripides
Did I hear you aright?
"The Imaginary Marriage" by Henry St. John Cooper
Did Lionel read the signs aright, as her eyes fell before his?
"Verner's Pride" by Mrs. Henry Wood
If so, the reader will have done her wrong, and will not have read her character aright.
"The Claverings" by Anthony Trollope
Help me, Hugh, to deal aright with these people.
"Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling
One had but to stare at the studio with Brian's vision to see the thing aright.
"Kenny" by Leona Dalrymple
This problem must be solved, and it must be solved aright.
"American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 12, December, 1889" by Various
Du Locle had judged aright.
"Musical Memories" by Camille Saint-Saëns
She had read him aright.
"The Witness" by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
Art sure that she has understood thee aright?
"The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn" by Evelyn Everett-Green
Could she have heard aright?
"The Bad Man" by Charles Hanson Towne
But the instinct of the Scotch people has guided it aright in choosing him for its national hero.
"History of the English People, Volume II (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Do you know it, or have I not read it aright?
"Beatrix of Clare" by John Reed Scott
To help him to live this present life aright is the best training that can be given for the right living of all life.
"Religious Education in the Family" by Henry F. Cope
I shall certainly do my best to guide her aright.
"Bob Hampton of Placer" by Randall Parrish
My word for it, John will read the signal aright.
"Standish of Standish" by Jane G. Austin
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In poetry:

Love hails it, day and night,
The sweetest thing that may be
Yet cannot praise aright
A baby.
"Babyhood" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
And through the will's reliance
He only sees aright
A frightened child's defiance
Left lonely in the night.
"The Seer Of Hearts" by Theodosia Garrison
Let me remember how a heart,
Romantic, wrote upon that night!
My soul still helps me read each part
Of it aright.
"Tones" by Madison Julius Cawein
How the wondrous mother formeth,
None have ever read aright;
Hid forever is her working,
And inscrutable her might.
"Punch Song (To be sung in the Northern Countries)" by Friedrich von Schiller
Speak, soul, aright in His holy sight
Whose eye looks still
And steadily on thee through the night
"To do His will!"
"My Soul And I" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"'Menewee, poor Menewee,
Walks a path he cannot see
Let the white man's wigwam light
With its blaze his steps aright.
"The Truce of Piscataqua" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

"Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom…Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days…" (Ps 90:12-13 NIV).
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In science:

The footprint area is derived from the test report of Zebris FDM and the sum of plantar stance area is obtained from Asum (t) = Alef t (t) + Aright (t + to ).
Natural gaits of the non-pathological flat foot and high-arched foot
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