outright definition

  • adverb:
    • Without reservation or qualification; honestly: finally reacted outright to the question.
    • Completely and totally; completely: rejected the costs outright.
    • At once; straightway: were killed outright within the crash.
    • Without extra repayments owing, constraints, or terms: is the owner of the property outright.
    • Wholly, completely and totally.
    • Openly and without booking.
    • at a time.
    • without outstanding conditions.
    • Blatantly; inexcusably.
    • instantly; without delay; at a time.
    • totally; utterly.
    • without restrictions or stipulations or additional repayments
    • with no wait
    • without booking or concealment
  • adjective:
    • Presented without booking; unqualified: an outright gift.
    • perfect; total: outright triumph.
    • Thoroughgoing; out-and-out: outright viciousness; an outright coward.
    • Made without limitations, terms, or additional repayments owed: outright sale associated with residential property.
    • Archaic Moving directly forward.
    • Unqualified and unreserved.
    • Total or complete.
    • Having no outstanding conditions.
    • Downright; simple; unqualified; total; straight-out.
    • without booking or exception
  • verb:
    • To release a person outright, without conditions.
  • others:
    • right upon; right onward; directly; for this reason, at a time; immediately; straight away.
    • fully level; completely; totally; completely; without reservation: as, to stay a bargain outright.
    • Downright; unqualified: as, straight-out wickedness.
    • straight-out; straight on.
    • Total; entire: as, the outright sum was $3,000.

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