all right • adj. satisfactory but not especially good; acceptable: the tea was all right. ∎ (of a person) in a satisfactory mental or physical state: “Are you all right? You were screaming.” ∎ permissible; allowable: it's all right for you to go now.• adv. 1. in a satisfactory manner or to a satisfactory extent; fairly well: everything will turn out all right.2. used to emphasize how certain one is about something: “Are you sure it's him?” “It's him all right.”• interj. expressing or asking for assent, agreement, or acceptance: all right, I'll tell you.