What does outright mean?

Definitions for outright
ˈaʊtˌraɪt; ˈaʊtˈraɪt, -ˌraɪtout·right

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word outright.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outright, straight-out, unlimitedadverb

    without reservation or exception

  2. outrightadverb

    without restrictions or stipulations or further payments

    "buy outright"

  3. outrightadverb

    without reservation or concealment

    "she asked him outright for a divorce"

  4. instantaneously, outright, instantly, in a flashadverb

    without any delay

    "he was killed outright"


  1. outrightadjective

    Downright; plain; unqualified; utter; straight-out; as, an outright lie.


  1. outrightverb

    To release a player outright, without conditions.

  2. outrightadverb

    Wholly, completely and entirely.

    I refute those allegations outright.

  3. outrightadverb

    Openly and without reservation.

    I have just responded outright to that question.

  4. outrightadverb

    At once.

    Two people died outright and one more later.

  5. outrightadverb

    With no outstanding conditions.

    I have bought the house outright.

  6. outrightadverb

    Blatantly; inexcusably.

    That was an outright stupid thing to say.

  7. outrightadjective

    Unqualified and unreserved.

    I demand an outright apology.

  8. outrightadjective

    Total or complete.

    We achieved outright domination.

  9. outrightadjective

    Having no outstanding conditions.

    I made an outright purchase of the house.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outright

    owt′rīt, adv. immediately: at once: completely.—adj. free from reserve: positive, undisguised.


  1. Outright

    Outright.com provides a simple online bookkeeping application.Outright is designed for very small businesses - entrepreneurs, self employed folks, online sellers, and other people who have to file a Schedule C. It automatically imports all of your data from Amazon, eBay, Etsy, PayPal, banks, and credit cards so that you can track your income and expenses, see how your business is doing, and be organized at tax time. It has an online version and an iPhone app, which makes it perfect for anyone who is out and about while running their business.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outright in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outright in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of outright in a Sentence

  1. Morgan Stanley:

    The euro is behaving in an inverse manner to equity markets, but if investor sentiment turns even more negative and you get an outright outflow from Europe, then obviously you don’t get that supportive factor and that could leave the euro vulnerable.

  2. Evan Greer:

    Facial recognition is one of the most authoritarian and invasive forms of surveillance ever created, and its spreading like an epidemic. ... We need to ban this technology outright, treat it like biological or nuclear weapons, and prevent it from proliferating before its too late.

  3. Koji Fukaya:

    In terms of dollar/yen, it has been led back and forth by equities - particularly the impact of Chinese shares on Japanese stocks, the correlation might last a few weeks, depending on what Chinese authorities further do to shore up stocks, macroeconomic data, and performance by U.S. equities. We are not at a full blown financial crisis, so that is preventing many participants from going long outright on the yen.

  4. Ron Johnson:

    Absent an outright confession, they're not going to be able to draw that conclusion, that will be up to the American public to draw their own conclusion : I don't see how the inspector general can draw the conclusion.

  5. Charlie Smith:

    When faced with outright and obvious censorship, Chinese internet users don't just give up -- they push the limits.

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  • immediatament, directament, francament, completamentCatalan, Valencian
  • auf der Stelle, endgültig, gleich, vollständig, ohne Umschweife, rundweg, komplett, klar, völlig, uneingeschränkt, geradeheraus, sofort, total, freiheraus, schreiend, blank, ganz und gar, glatt, ganz, eindeutig, gänzlich, als GanzesGerman
  • tuteEsperanto
  • välittömästi, selvä, suoraan, päästää, heti, avoimesti, vapauttaa, ehdottomasti, kokonaisuudessaan, täysin, kokonaanFinnish
  • complètement, ouvertement, immédiatementFrench
  • प्रत्यक्षHindi
  • egyenesen, rögtön, nyíltanHungarian
  • sekaligusIndonesian
  • pubblico, pubblica, apertamente, immediatamente, completamenteItalian
  • completamente, abertamentePortuguese
  • sincer, desăvârșit, deschis, completRomanian
  • imedijantno, odjednom, kompletno, potpunoSerbo-Croatian
  • helt och hållet, fullständigtSwedish
  • 彻底Chinese

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    lacking in nutritive value
    • A. jejune
    • B. sesquipedalian
    • C. lank
    • D. dicotyledonous

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