Outright meaning

out'rīt', -rīt'
The definition of outright is complete or straightforward.

An example of outright is one parent having total custody of their children.

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Outright is defined as entirely or openly.

An example of outright is holding the title to your car.

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Without reservation or qualification; openly.

Finally responded outright to the question.

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Completely and entirely; wholly.

Denied the charges outright.

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At once; straightway.

Were killed outright in the crash.

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Without additional payments owing, constraints, or stipulations.

Owns the property outright.

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Presented without reservation; unqualified.

An outright gift.

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Made without constraints, stipulations, or additional payments owed.

Outright sale of the property.

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Complete; total.

Outright victory.

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Thoroughgoing; out-and-out.

Outright viciousness; an outright coward.

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Without reservation; downright.
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Straightforward; direct.
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Complete; total; whole.
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Entirely; wholly.
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Without reservation; openly.
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At once; not by degrees.
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Straight ahead.
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I refute those allegations outright.

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Openly and without reservation.

I have just responded outright to that question.

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At once.

Two people died outright and one more later.

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I have bought the house outright.

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(informal) Blatantly; inexcusably.

That was an outright stupid thing to say.

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I demand an outright apology.

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We achieved outright domination.

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Having no outstanding conditions.

I made an outright purchase of the house.

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(sports) To release a player outright, without conditions.
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Origin of outright

From Middle English out +"Ž right