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better, comparative; best, superlative;
  1. In good health; free or recovered from illness
    • - I don't feel very well
    • - it would be some time before Sarah was completely well
    • - he was not a well man
  2. In a satisfactory state or position
    • - all is not well in her ideal-looking town
  3. Sensible; advisable
    • - it would be well to know just what this suggestion entails
  1. Used to express a range of emotions including surprise, anger, resignation, or relief
    • - Well, really! The manners of some people!
  2. Used when pausing to consider one's next words
    • - well, I suppose I could fit you in at 3:45
  3. Used to express agreement or acceptance, often in a qualified or slightly reluctant way
    • - well, all right, but be quick
  4. Used to introduce the resumption of a narrative or a change of subject

  5. Used to mark the end of a conversation or activity
    • - well, cheers, Tom—I must run
  6. Used to indicate that one is waiting for an answer or explanation from someone
    • - Well? You promised to tell me all about it
  1. (of a liquid) Rise to the surface and spill or be about to spill
    • - tears were beginning to well in her eyes
  2. (of an emotion) Arise and become more intense
    • - all the old bitterness began to well up inside her again
  1. A shaft sunk into the ground to obtain water, oil, or gas

  2. A plentiful source or supply
    • - she could feel a deep well of sympathy and compassion
  3. A water spring or fountain

  4. A depression made to hold liquid
    • - put the flour on a flat surface and make a well to hold the eggs
  5. A place where there are mineral springs
    • - Tunbridge Wells
  6. An enclosed space in the middle of a building, giving room for stairs or an elevator, or to allow light or ventilation

  7. The place in a court of law where the clerks and ushers sit

  8. A region of minimum potential
    • - a gravity well
  1. In a good or satisfactory way
    • - the whole team played well
  2. In a way that is appropriate to the facts or circumstances
    • - you did well to come and tell me
    • - a well-timed exit
  3. So as to have a fortunate outcome
    • - his campaign did not go well
  4. In a kind way
    • - the animals will remain loyal to humans if treated well
  5. With praise or approval
    • - people spoke well of him
    • - the film was quite well reviewed at the time
  6. With equanimity
    • - she took it very well, all things considered
  7. Profitably; advantageously
    • - she would marry well or not at all
  8. In a condition of prosperity or comfort
    • - they lived well and were generous with their money
  9. Luckily; opportunely
    • - hail fellow, well met
  10. In a thorough manner
    • - add the mustard and lemon juice and mix well
  11. To a great extent or degree (often used for emphasis)
    • - the visit had been planned well in advance
    • - a well-loved mother
  12. Intimately; closely
    • - he knew my father very well
  13. Very; extremely
    • - he was well out of order
  14. Used as an intensifier
    • - I should bloody well hope so
  15. Very probably; in all likelihood
    • - being short of breath may well be the first sign of asthma
  16. Without difficulty
    • - she could well afford to pay for the reception herself
  17. With good reason
    • - “What are we doing here?” “You may well ask.”

  1. (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"; "a task well done"; "the party went well"; "he slept well"; "a well-argued thesis"; "a well-seasoned dish"; "a ...
  2. a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  3. come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"
  4. in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well"
  5. a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
  6. good: resulting favorably; "it's a good thing that I wasn't there"; "it is good that you stayed"; "it is well that no one saw you"; "all's well that ends well"
  7. Well... is the first album released by singer and actress Katey Sagal. The album was originally released on April 19, 1994 by Virgin Records.
  8. Well is a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Maasdriel, and lies about 9 km northwest of 's-Hertogenbosch.
  9. Well is a play about illness written by and starring Lisa Kron. Well made its world premier at the Joseph Papp Public Theater in New York City in 2004. The play was directed by Leigh Silverman and also starred Jayne Houdyshell as Lisa's mother, Ann Kron. ...
  10. A water well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving, boring or drilling to access groundwater in underground aquifers. The well water is by an electric submersible pump, a vertical turbine pump, a handpump or a mechanical pump (e.g. ...
  11. The Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link, normally shortened to The WELL, is one of the oldest virtual communities in continuous operation. It currently has about 4,000 members. It is best known for its Internet forums, but also provides email, shell accounts, and web pages. ...
  12. The Well is a 1913 drama film featuring Harry Carey.
  13. A hole sunk into the ground as a source of water, oil, natural gas or other fluids; A place where a liquid such as water surfaces naturally, a spring; A small depression suitable for holding liquid, or other objects; A vertical, cylindrical trunk in a ship, reaching down to the lowest part of ...
  14. (wellness) the quality or state of being in good health; The process of learning about and engaging in behaviors that are likely to result in optimal health
  15. (Wellness) Programs or benefits which are introduced to encourage fitness, preventive care and early detection of illness to help reduce the costs of future health care (also known as Preventive Care).
  16. (WELLNESS) The condition of good physical and mental health, especially when maintained by proper diet, exercise, and habits.
  17. (Wellness) An overall state of well-being and total health.
  18. (Wellness) is an “active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a more successful existence.” [39]
  19. (Wellness) The state of feeling well in the body, mind and spirit. top
  20. (wellness) related to health promotion
  21. (Wellness) and well-being is the personal experience of physical and mental health.
  22. (Wellness) A state in which one experiences balance in psychological, social and spiritual domains and engages in activities that promote physical and emotional well-being and a sense of satisfaction with one's life
  23. (Wellness) A teacher who instructs students in health, nutrition, physical education, fitness, and emotional skills needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  24. (Wellness) A type of preventive medicine associated with an individual's lifestyle which, through a combination of exercise and diet, can reduce health care utilization and costs.
  25. (Wellness) Optimal health, incorporating the ability to function fully and actively over the physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual, social, and environmental domains of health.