American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. In a proper manner; correctly.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rightly; in a right way or form; without error or fault.
- To or toward the right hand.
- v. transitive To make right; put right; arrange or treat properly.
- adv. Rightly, correctly; in the right way or form.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Rightly; correctly; in a right way or form; without mistake or crime.
- adv. in an accurate manner
- From Middle English ariȝt, ariht, from Old English āriht ("aright, properly"), from earlier *an riht, on riht ("rightly"), corresponding to a (prep.) + right. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English ariht : a-, on; see a-2 + riht, right; see right. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The poor man is not (if we use the term aright) the fellow of the rich one; but he is a being of another species.”
“The poor man is not (if we use the term aright) the fellow of the rich one; but he is the being of another species.”
“(if we use the term aright) the fellow of the rich one; but he is a being of another species.”
“Now I understand that resolving aright is very important.”
“Half an hour later, returning, from setting the cabin aright, to the steerage for Kwaque to serve him with a bottle of beer,”
“Heads up – actually, Microsoft has long had something better called the MSDNAA if I recall the acronym aright which also operates in Australia.”
“As a rule, they go asexual-celibate, if I remember your word aright," I told her.”
“This, if I have understood it aright, is not the purpose of the Nobel Lecture either, for it should serve far more to give the lay public a glimpse into the world of thought and work of the research scientist, just as the distinguished founder of this prize was a layman himself.”
“This skill to divide the word aright, is practical wisdom in considering the word of God, -- to take out not only that which is substantial food for the souls of men, but what is meet food for them to whom we preach.”
“To be spiritually skilled therein is one of the principal furnishments of any for the work of the ministry, without which they will never be able to divide the word aright, nor show themselves workmen that need not be ashamed.”
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