aright

[ uh-rahyt ]
/ əˈraɪt /
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adverb

rightly; correctly; properly: I want to set things aright.

Origin of aright

before 1000; Middle English; Old English ariht, on riht. See a-1, right
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British Dictionary definitions for aright

aright

/ (əˈraɪt) /

adverb

correctly; rightly; properly
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Word Origin and History for aright

aright


adv.

"in a correct way," Old English ariht, from a- (1) "of" + right (adj.).

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