[ US /ˈaʊˈtɹaɪt/ ]
ADVERB
  1. without restrictions or stipulations or further payments
    buy outright
  2. without any delay
    he was killed outright
  3. without reservation or concealment
    she asked him outright for a divorce
ADJECTIVE
  1. without reservation or exception
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How To Use outright In A Sentence

  • We had 24 people that were killed outright on the bus, of the 40 patients that were on there.
  • A strategic alliance may take the form of an outright acquisition, minority stake, joint venture or brand franchise.
  • Here we consider renting rather than buying a car outright can help more cash. Times, Sunday Times
  • As the scores indicate - typically gelid to frozen - the shots seem to fall in the unflattering to outright frightening range.
  • He came 20th, causing him great disappointment as his objective was no less than outright victory.
  • Oklahoma had an extra blocker ‘chip’ Wright and then move on to another defender more often than they double-teamed him outright.
  • However peculiarity is a characteristic of all things Royal, not to say outright barminess.
  • This used to be illegal but several states have now repealed laws against perpetuities which used to limit the term of any family trust to about 90 years, after which time the family members would own the property outright, and thus finally have to pay taxes. Maxim Thorne: Giving Thanks for a Meritocracy Instead of Aristocracy
  • There was outright opposition to the plan.
  • There was nothing but mud-slinging, exaggerations, outright lies and immature namecalling.
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