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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Each one shows us the right way to go and we must learn to use it aright.
▪ If Greg had understood the lady in the garden aright, Gerald Seymour-Strachey was in for a new experience.
▪ Isabel stared fixedly ahead of her, wondering if she had heard aright.
▪ It was a moody holiday and I followed the roads; some of them led me aright and some astray.
▪ Please continue to pray for us that we are protected and guided aright.
▪ When the sun fell aright you could see the soft outline of ancient walls beneath the turf.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

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

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

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


Etymology 1 adv. rightly, correctly; in the right way or form. Etymology 2

vb. (context transitive English) To make right; put right; arrange or treat properly.


adv. in a correct manner; "he guessed right" [syn: correctly, right] [ant: incorrectly, incorrectly]

Usage examples of "aright".

When I had crawled back to my fauteuil and placed my tipped fauteuil aright and I was again seated I realized the pain of inside no longer pained me.

But hurry back with this Geomancer person, and all will be set aright.

I remember aright, we were once antagonists in print in a discussion on Nitrifying Bacteria.

When she came back from the kitchen with her coffee, Lee was on the sofa putting the world together and Roz was on the television preparing to set it aright.

Dollard halted and stared, his loud orifice open, a dangling button of his coat wagging brightbacked from its thread as he wiped away the heavy shraums that clogged his eyes to hear aright.

Now, to handle this weapon of mine aright, it is not to believe things because they are true, of what sort or by whomsoever asserted.

Surely, if we read the history of this Cause aright, we cannot fail to observe that the East has already witnessed not a few of its sons, of wider experience, of a higher standing, of a greater influence, apostatize their faith, find themselves to their utter consternation lose whatsoever talent they possessed, recede swiftly into the shadows of oblivion and be heard of no more.

If I understood her aright, she was chiding us for our misbelief and preposterous delay.

If I remember aright, I even drummed a few measures of Strauss and enjoyed it.

If that your eyen cannot see aright, Look that your minde lacke not his sight.

I heard thee aright, there is another woman in the tale who is also fairer and wiser than other women?

The papers had been urgent--reports on a case of leukaemia he had been consulted about, but the patient, if she remembered aright, had been in an East End hospital in exactly the opposite direction.

To hear it aright you must stand in the darkness of such a by-street as this, and for the moment be at one with those who dwell around, in the blear-eyed houses, in the dim burrows of poverty, in the unmapped haunts of the semi-human.

If it so be thou wilt withoute sloth Believe aright, and know the very troth.

If she managed to not only set things aright, but did so in archetypically kitsune manner, spectacularly, she would even gain status from it.