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, unlimited(adverb)

    without reservation or exception

  2. outright(adverb)

    without restrictions or stipulations or further payments

    "buy outright"

  3. outright(adverb)

    without reservation or concealment

    "she asked him outright for a divorce"

  4. instantaneously, outright, instantly, in a flash(adverb)

    without any delay

    "he was killed outright"


  1. outright(adj.)

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


  1. outright(Verb)

    To release a player outright, without conditions.

  2. outright(Adverb)

    Wholly, completely and entirely.

    I refute those allegations outright.

  3. outright(Adverb)

    Openly and without reservation.

    I have just responded outright to that question.

  4. outright(Adverb)

    At once.

    Two people died outright and one more later.

  5. outright(Adverb)

    With no outstanding conditions.

    I have bought the house outright.

  6. outright(Adverb)

    Blatantly; inexcusably.

    That was an outright stupid thing to say.

  7. outright(Adjective)

    Unqualified and unreserved.

    I demand an outright apology.

  8. outright(Adjective)

    Total or complete.

    We achieved outright domination.

  9. outright(Adjective)

    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. Richard Longdon:

    There was not an offer on the table to buy the business outright.

  2. J. K. Rowling:

    Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.

  3. Marc Elias:

    This serves as an outright disenfranchisement and burden on the right to vote.

  4. Doug Watts:

    The Politico story is an outright lie, the campaign never 'admitted to anything.'.

  5. Andreas Wirsching:

    The edition unmasks Hitler's false allegations, his whitewashing and outright lies.

Images & Illustrations of outright

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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
  • pubblico, pubblica, apertamente, immediatamente, completamenteItalian
  • completamente, abertamentePortuguese
  • sincer, desăvârșit, deschis, completRomanian
  • imedijantno, odjednom, kompletno, potpunoSerbo-Croatian
  • helt och hållet, fullständigtSwedish

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