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well
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 22
1. 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.
Part of Speech: verb
1. An issue of water from the earth; a spring; a fountain.
4. Fig.: A source of supply; fountain; wellspring.
9. An opening through the floors of a building, as for a staircase or an elevator; a wellhole.
11. To issue forth, as water from the earth; to flow; to spring.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To pour forth, as from a well.
3. Suitably to one's condition, to the occasion, or to a proposed end or use; suitably; abundantly; fully; adequately; thoroughly.
4. In such manner as is desirable; so as one could wish; satisfactorily; favorably; advantageously; conveniently.
5. Considerably; not a little; far.
Examples of usage:
  • Yass, well, thass right. - "John March, Southerner", George W. Cable.
  • " Oh, that's all very well. - "The Bertrams", Anthony Trollope.
  • Why not- well, just go home? - "The House of Torchy", Sewell Ford.
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