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Well 1

Definition: An issue of water from the earth; a spring; a fountain.

Well 2

Definition: A pit or hole sunk into the earth to such a depth as to reach a supply of water, generally of a cylindrical form, and often walled with stone or bricks to prevent the earth from caving in.

Well 3

Definition: A shaft made in the earth to obtain oil or brine.

Well 4

Definition: Fig.: A source of supply; fountain; wellspring.

Well 5

Definition: A compartment in the middle of the hold of a fishing vessel, made tight at the sides, but having holes perforated in the bottom to let in water for the preservation of fish alive while they are transported to market.

Well 6

Definition: A vertical passage in the stern into which an auxiliary screw propeller may be drawn up out of water.

Well 7

Definition: A depressed space in the after part of the deck; often called the cockpit.

Well 8

Definition: A hole or excavation in the earth, in mining, from which run branches or galleries.

Well 9

Definition: An opening through the floors of a building, as for a staircase or an elevator; a wellhole.

Well 10

Definition: The lower part of a furnace, into which the metal falls.

Well 11

Definition: To issue forth, as water from the earth; to flow; to spring.

Well 12

Definition: To pour forth, as from a well.

Well 13

Definition: In a good or proper manner; justly; rightly; not ill or wickedly.

Well 14

Definition: Fully or about; used with numbers.

Well 15

Definition: In such manner as is desirable; so as one could wish; satisfactorily; favorably; advantageously; conveniently.

Well 16

Definition: Considerably; not a little; far.

Well 17

Definition: Good in condition or circumstances; desirable, either in a natural or moral sense; fortunate; convenient; advantageous; happy; as, it is well for the country that the crops did not fail; it is well that the mistake was discovered.

Well 18

Definition: Being in health; sound in body; not ailing, diseased, or sick; healthy; as, a well man; the patient is perfectly well.

Well 19

Definition: Being in favor; favored; fortunate.

Well 20

Definition: Safe; as, a chip warranted well at a certain day and place.

well 21

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

well 22

Definition: 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 23

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

well 24

Definition: a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

well 25

Definition: an abundant source; "she was a well of information"

well 26

Definition: come up; "Tears well in her eyes"

well 27

Definition: 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"

well 28

Definition: (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-ar

well 29

Definition: without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor; "took the joke well"; "took the tragic news well"

well 30

Definition: indicating high probability; in all likelihood; "I might well do it"; "a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster"; "you may well need your umbrella"; "he could equally well be trying to deceive us"

well 31

Definition: thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form; "The problem is well understood"; "she was well informed"; "shake well before using"; "in order to avoid food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked"; "well-done beef", "well-satisfied cu

well 32

Definition: favorably; with approval; "their neighbors spoke well of them"; "he thought well of the book"

well 33

Definition: to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree; "the project was well underway"; "the fetus has well developed organs"; "his father was well pleased with his grades"

well 34

Definition: in financial comfort; "They live well"; "she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died"

well 35

Definition: in a manner affording benefit or advantage; "she married well"; "The children were settled advantageously in Seattle"

well 36

Definition: to a great extent or degree; "I''m afraid the film was well over budget"; "painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger"; "the house has fallen considerably in value"; "the price went up substantially"

well 37

Definition: with skill or in a pleasing manner; "she dances well"; "he writes well"

well 38

Definition: with prudence or propriety; "You would do well to say nothing more"; "could not well refuse"

well 39

Definition: with great or especially intimate knowledge; "we knew them well"

well 40

Definition: (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully; "a book well worth reading"; "was well aware of the difficulties ahead"; "suspected only too well what might be going on"


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