well

wells

Substantiv
well
a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • "the little girl threw a coin in the wishing well"
a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

Synonymer

an abundant source
  • "she was a well of information"

Synonymer

an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway or an elevator)
an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps



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welling

Verb
come up, as of liquids: "Tears well in her eyes"

Synonymer

well

Adjektiv
Vanligast
  • "(prefix) wellbeing, wellinformed"
  • "all's well that ends well"
  • "it is well that no one saw you"

Synonymer

Mindre vanlig
in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well"
  • "a well man"
  • "the wound is nearly well"
  • "appears to be entirely well"

well

Adverb
(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard; (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well' as in "the baby can walk pretty good") thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form
  • "well-done beef", "well-satisfied customers"
  • "in order to avoid food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked"
  • "she was well informed"
  • "The problem is well understood"
  • "a well-planned party"
  • "he slept well"
  • "a task well done"
  • "the children behaved well"

Synonymer

indicating high probability; in all likelihood
  • "he could equally well be trying to deceive us"
  • "you may well need your umbrella"
  • "I might well do it"

Synonymer

to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree
  • "his father was well pleased with his grades"
  • "the fetus has well developed organs"
  • "the project was well underway"
favorably; with approval
  • "he thought well of the book"
  • "their neighbors spoke well of them"
to a great extent or degree
  • "I'm afraid the film was well over budget"

Synonymer

with prudence or propriety
  • "could not well refuse"
  • "You would do well to say nothing more"
in a manner affording benefit or advantage
  • "she married well"

Synonymer

in financial comfort
  • "They live well"
without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor
  • "took the tragic news well"
  • "took the joke well"

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