in BRIT, also use 英国英语亦用 alright
1 ADJ [verb-link ADJ] [verb-link ADJ] 令人满意的；可接受的
If you say that someone or something is all right
, you mean that you find them satisfactory or acceptable. 令人满意的；可接受的 [informal] [informal]
is also used before a noun.
2 ADV [ADVERB after verb] 令人满意地；可接受地
If you say that something happens or goes all right
, you mean that it happens in a satisfactory or acceptable manner. 令人满意地；可接受地
SYN satisfactorily, O.K. or okay [informal] , reasonably, well enough
3 ADJ [verb-link ADJ] 安全健康（的）；平安无恙（的）
If someone or something is all right
, they are well or safe. 安全健康（的）；平安无恙（的）
4 PHRASE [cl PHRASE] 确实;的确
If you say that something is true all right
or something will happen all right
, you are emphasizing that there is no doubt that it is true or that it will happen. 确实;的确 [informal, emphasis]
It's an isolated spot all right.
It looks like water down there all right.
I remember him, all right.
5 CONVENTION 行；可以
You say 'all right
' when you are agreeing to something. 行；可以 [formulae]
6 CONVENTION 懂吗？；清楚吗？；好吗？
You say 'all right?
' after you have given an instruction or explanation to someone when you are checking that they have understood what you have just said, or checking that they agree with or accept what you have just said. 懂吗？；清楚吗？；好吗？
Peter, you get half the fees. All right?.
I'll see you tomorrow, all right?.
'We'll see what other prisoner officers think, all right?'
7 CONVENTION 就这样吧，那么（表示想结束一项活动，开始另一活动）
If someone in a position of authority says 'all right
', and suggests talking about or doing something else, they are indicating that they want you to end one activity and start another. 就这样吧，那么（表示想结束一项活动，开始另一活动）
All right, Bob. You can go now.
All right, boys and girls, let's meet again next week.
8 CONVENTION 好吧（在讨论中用以表示理解对方的话并引入相关的话）
You say 'all right
' during a discussion to show that you understand something that someone has just said, and to introduce a statement that relates to it. 好吧（在讨论中用以表示理解对方的话并引入相关的话）
9 CONVENTION 唉，喂（表示责难或威胁某人）
You say all right
before a statement or question to indicate that you are challenging or threatening someone. 唉，喂（表示责难或威胁某人）
All right, who are you and what are you doing in my office?.
All right, let's stop playing games. Hand over the goods right now.