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Definition of "well":

noun: a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine


noun: 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


noun: an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)


noun: a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid


noun: an abundant source

"she was a well of information"


verb: come up, as of a liquid

"Tears well in her eyes"


adjective: wise or advantageous and hence advisable

"it would be well to start early"


adjective: resulting favorably

"it is well that no one saw you"


adjective: in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury

"appears to be entirely 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')

"the children behaved well"


adverb: without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor

"took the joke well"


adverb: indicating high probability; in all likelihood

"I might well do it"


adverb: thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form

"The problem is well understood"


adverb: favorably; with approval

"their neighbors spoke well of them"


adverb: to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree

"the project was well underway"


adverb: in financial comfort

"They live well"


adverb: in a manner affording benefit or advantage

"she married well"


adverb: to a great extent or degree

"I'm afraid the film was well over budget"


adverb: with skill or in a pleasing manner

"she dances well"


adverb: with prudence or propriety

"You would do well to say nothing more"


adverb: with great or especially intimate knowledge

"we knew them well"


adverb: (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully

"a book well worth reading"



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