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well

Definitions by Oxford


[wɛl], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- in a good or satisfactory way
(e.g: the whole team played well)

- in a thorough manner
(e.g: add the mustard and lemon juice and mix well)

- very probably; in all likelihood
(e.g: being short of breath may well be the first sign of asthma)


Phrases:
- all well and good
- as well
- as well as
- as well —— might
- be well away
- be well in with
- be well out of
- well and truly
- well enough
- well worth

Origin:
Old English wel(l), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wel and German wohl; probably also to the verb will. Vowel lengthening in Middle English gave rise to the current Scots form weel


[wɛl], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- in good health; free or recovered from illness
(e.g: I don't feel very well)

- sensible; advisable
(e.g: it would be well to know just what this suggestion entails)


Phrases:
- all well and good
- as well
- as well as
- as well —— might
- be well away
- be well in with
- be well out of
- well and truly
- well enough
- well worth

Origin:


[wɛl], (Interjection)

Definitions:
- used to express a range of emotions including surprise, anger, resignation, or relief
(e.g: Well, really! The manners of some people!)


Phrases:
- all well and good
- as well
- as well as
- as well —— might
- be well away
- be well in with
- be well out of
- well and truly
- well enough
- well worth

Origin:


[wɛl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a shaft sunk into the ground to obtain water, oil, or gas.

- a plentiful source or supply
(e.g: she could feel a deep well of sympathy and compassion)

- an enclosed space in the middle of a building, giving room for stairs or a lift, or to allow light or ventilation.

- a shelf beneath the counter of a bar on which bottles of alcohol are stored within easy reach of the person serving
(e.g: you would have never heard of the label of the gin in the well in average bars)

- a region of minimum potential
(e.g: a gravity well)


Phrases:

Origin:
Old English wella, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wel and German Welle ‘a wave’


[wɛl], (Verb)

Definitions:
- (of a liquid) rise up to the surface and spill or be about to spill
(e.g: tears were beginning to well up in her eyes)


Phrases:

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