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well1

well1

 
 
pronunciation:
wel
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective, interjection
phrases:
as well, as well as
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part of speech: adverb
inflections: best, better
definition 1: in a good, proper, or acceptable way.
Her work is going well.
synonyms:
properly, satisfactorily, successfully
antonyms:
ill
similar words:
all right, OK
definition 2: carefully; completely.
He did his job very well.
synonyms:
carefully, completely, thoroughly
antonyms:
partially
similar words:
closely, fully, properly, totally
definition 3: with skill.
She sings well.
synonyms:
admirably, excellently, superbly
antonyms:
badly
similar words:
correctly, perfectly, properly
definition 4: with reason.
You may well ask why I'm taking French lessons.
similar words:
fairly, legitimately
definition 5: in a kind way.
They think well of him.
synonyms:
approvingly, kindly
antonyms:
badly, ill
similar words:
warmly
definition 6: to a great amount or extent.
They live well beyond the border.
synonyms:
considerably, far
antonyms:
barely, little
similar words:
clearly, much, plainly
definition 7: in a close or familiar way.
I knew her well.
synonyms:
intimately
antonyms:
barely
similar words:
closely, familiarly, personally
phrase: as well
phrase: as well as
 
part of speech: adjective
inflections: best, better
definition 1: healthy; sound.
She is not well today.
synonyms:
fit, healthy, sound
antonyms:
bad, ill, sick, unwell
similar words:
all right, fine, hearty, right, robust, strong
definition 2: right; in a good condition.
All is well with my mother.
synonyms:
right, satisfactory
similar words:
adequate, all right, fine, flourishing, OK, prosperous, suitable
definition 3: fortunate; good.
It is well that you asked before making your decision.
synonyms:
fortunate, good, gratifying
antonyms:
wretched
similar words:
lucky, promising
 
part of speech: interjection
definition 1: used to show surprise, anger or acceptance.
Well! I never expected that he would leave without telling me.
similar words:
oh, so
definition 2: used during a pause in a conversation, or as the start of a sentence.
I feel... well... bad about it to be honest.Well, I guess it's time to go.
derivation: wellness (n.)
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