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Meaning of outright

out•right

Pronunciation: (adj.out'rīt"adv.out'rīt', -rīt"), [key]
— adj.
  1. complete or total: an outright loss.
  2. downright or unqualified: an outright refusal.
  3. without further payments due, restrictions, or qualifications: an outright sale of the car.
  4. directed straight out or on.
—adv.
  1. completely; entirely.
  2. without restraint, reserve, or concealment; openly: Tell me outright what's bothering you.
  3. at once; instantly: to be killed outright.
  4. without further payments due, restrictions, or qualifications: to own the house outright.
  5. straight out or ahead; directly onward.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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