well

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 [ˈwɛl]


Inflections of 'well' (advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."):
Some senses of the adverb "well" are invariable.
better
adv comparative
best
adv superlative
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well

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. well [informed, educated, behaved, mannered]
  2. well in [advance, excess] (of)
  3. is well on his way to
  4. [is, must be] well over [half, 300]
  5. is well known for her [movies, music, skills]
  6. is (very) well [off, read]
  7. a well [-established, -known] [writer, figure]
  8. well-worn [path, shoes]
  9. it was well worth the [time, effort, cost]
  10. may (very) well [be, have, find, become]
  11. [is, falls] well below the [average, standard]
  12. it is well [documented, known] that
  13. we are well aware of [that, the fact, the danger]
  14. [shake, mix, stir] well before (serving)
  15. do well
  16. how well did I do?
  17. you did [perfectly, really, surprisingly] well
  18. did well enough
  19. you'd do well to (remember)
  20. [sings, plays, speaks French] (very) well
  21. know [all, only] too well
  22. as you well know
  23. I remember it well
  24. they get on [very, quite, rather] well
  25. the [presentation, exam, car] went well
  26. the [joke, cake] went down well
  27. is wearing well (for his age)
  28. well [done, played]!
  29. well, what do you [think, want, say]?
  30. slang, UK: she's well fit
n
  1. [an oil, a water, a gas] well
  2. [a stair, an elevator, a service] well
  3. a [quantum, gravity] well
  4. a well of [compassion, excitement, fear, sympathy, loneliness]
  5. is a well of knowledge
  6. [dig, create, make, build] a well
  7. [get, extract, take, draw] water from the well
  8. fell [down, into] a well
  9. draw water from [the, an empty] well
  10. make a well to [add, hold] the ingredients
  11. the clerks were [sat, stationed] in the (court) well
  12. dipped his pen into the well
  13. UK: [take, grab] a bottle from the well
adj
  1. that's all well and good (but)
  2. I'm well
  3. [hope] all is well
  4. are you well?
  5. is not a well [person, man, woman]
additional examples
  1. [an oil, a water, a gas] well
  2. well [informed, educated, behaved, mannered]
  3. [a stair, an elevator, a service] well
  4. well in [advance, excess] (of)
  5. a [quantum, gravity] well
  6. is well on his way to
  7. a well of [compassion, excitement, fear, sympathy, loneliness]
  8. [is, must be] well over [half, 300]
  9. is a well of knowledge
  10. is well known for her [movies, music, skills]
  11. [dig, create, make, build] a well
  12. is (very) well [off, read]
  13. [get, extract, take, draw] water from the well
  14. she comes from a well-to-do [family, background]
  15. fell [down, into] a well
  16. a well [-established, -known] [writer, figure]
  17. draw water from [the, an empty] well
  18. well-worn [path, shoes]
  19. make a well to [add, hold] the ingredients
  20. it was well worth the [time, effort, cost]
  21. the clerks were [sat, stationed] in the (court) well
  22. that's all well and good (but)
  23. dipped his pen into the well
  24. very well (then)
  25. UK: [take, grab] a bottle from the well
  26. may (very) well [be, have, find, become]
  27. [is, falls] well below the [average, standard]
  28. it is well [documented, known] that
  29. we are well aware of [that, the fact, the danger]
  30. [shake, mix, stir] well before (serving)
  31. do well
  32. how well did I do?
  33. you did [perfectly, really, surprisingly] well
  34. did well enough
  35. you'd do well to (remember)
  36. [sings, plays, speaks French] (very) well
  37. know [all, only] too well
  38. as you well know
  39. I remember it well
  40. they get on [very, quite, rather] well
  41. the [presentation, exam, car] went well
  42. the [joke, cake] went down well
  43. is wearing well (for his age)
  44. well [done, played]!
  45. well, what do you [think, want, say]?
  46. slang, UK: she's well fit
  47. I'm well
  48. [hope] all is well
  49. are you well?
  50. is not a well [person, man, woman]
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