aright

[ uh-rahyt ]
/ əˈraɪt /

adverb

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

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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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