well




well - noun

  • a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
  • an abundant source
  • an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)
  • 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

  • well - verb

    • come up, as of a liquid

    well - adjective

    • in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury
    • resulting favorably
    • wise or advantageous and hence advisable

    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')
    • thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form
    • indicating high probability; in all likelihood
    • (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully
    • to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree
    • favorably; with approval
    • to a great extent or degree
    • with great or especially intimate knowledge
    • with prudence or propriety
    • with skill or in a pleasing manner
    • in a manner affording benefit or advantage
    • in financial comfort
    • without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor

    well - thesaurus

    advantageously   comfortably   considerably   easily   fountainhead   good   intimately   substantially   swell   wellspring  


    View spelling list ll words and learn about the word well in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 2. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 1.

    Scrabble score for well

    w is 4 e is 1 l is 1 l is 1
    Scrabble score = 7

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