Definitions for outrightˈaʊtˌraɪt; ˈaʊtˈraɪt, -ˌraɪt
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out•rightˈaʊtˌraɪt; ˈaʊtˈraɪt, -ˌraɪt(adj.; adv.)
an outright refusal.
involving no further payments due or other restrictions:
an outright sale.
Archaic. directed straight out or on.
without restraint, reserve, or concealment; openly.
at once; instantly:
to be killed outright.
without further payments due or other restrictions:
to own the house outright.
Origin of outright:
outright, straight-out, unlimited(adverb)
without reservation or exception
without restrictions or stipulations or further payments
without reservation or concealment
"she asked him outright for a divorce"
instantaneously, outright, instantly, in a flash(adverb)
without any delay
"he was killed outright"
To release a player outright, without conditions.
Wholly, completely and entirely.
I refute those allegations outright.
Openly and without reservation.
I have just responded outright to that question.
Two people died outright and one more later.
With no outstanding conditions.
I have bought the house outright.
That was an outright stupid thing to say.
Unqualified and unreserved.
I demand an outright apology.
Total or complete.
We achieved outright domination.
Having no outstanding conditions.
I made an outright purchase of the house.
Translations for outright
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
I told him outright what I thought.
- بِكُل صَراحَه، بِصِدْقArabic
- francamentePortuguese (BR)
- ærligt; direkteDanish
- έντιμα, ευθέωςGreek
- رک و راستFarsi
- pošteno, izravnoCroatian
- dengan jujurIndonesian
- aiškiai, atvirai, tiesiaiLithuanian
- atklāti; godīgiLatvian
- terus terangMalay
- rett utNorwegian
- bez ogródekPolish
- رک و راستPersian
- په صداقتPashto
- în faţăRomanian
- открыто, прямоRussian
- rent ut, oförbehållsamtSwedish
- açıkça, dobra dobraTurkish
- 直率地Chinese (Trad.)
- прямо, відвертоUkrainian
- ايمان داري سے، صفائي سےUrdu
- thẳng thừngVietnamese
- 直率地Chinese (Simp.)
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