Another word for well


well - an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)

well - 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

fountainhead, well, wellspring - an abundant source

Example:- she was a well of information

well - a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine

well - a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid


swell, well - come up, as of a liquid

Example:- Tears well in her eyes


well - in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury

Example:- appears to be entirely well

well - wise or advantageous and hence advisable

Example:- it would be well to start early

good, well - resulting favorably

Example:- it's a good thing that I wasn't there


well - without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor

Example:- took the joke well

well - with skill or in a pleasing manner

Example:- she dances well

well - with prudence or propriety

Example:- You would do well to say nothing more

intimately, well - with great or especially intimate knowledge

Example:- we knew them well

well - to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree

Example:- the project was well underway

considerably, substantially, well - to a great extent or degree

Example:- I'm afraid the film was well over budget

well - thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form

Example:- The problem is well understood

easily, well - indicating high probability; in all likelihood

Example:- I might well do it

comfortably, well - in financial comfort

Example:- They live well

advantageously, well - in a manner affording benefit or advantage

Example:- she married well

well - favorably; with approval

Example:- their neighbors spoke well of them

well - (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully

Example:- a book well worth reading

good, well - (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')

Example:- the children behaved well

Tweets containing the word well

Source : WordNet