Well Well

“Well”

adverb
1.
in a good or satisfactory manner:
Business is going well.
2.
thoroughly, carefully, or soundly:
to shake well before using; listen well.
3.
in a moral or proper manner:
to behave well.
4.
commendably, meritoriously, or excellently:
a difficult task well done.
5.
with propriety, justice, or reason:
I could not well refuse.
6.
adequately or sufficiently:
Think well before you act.
7.
to a considerable extent or degree (often used in combination): a sum well over the amount agreed upon;
a well-developed theme.

adjective, comparative better, superlative best.
11.
in good health; sound in body and mind:
Are you well? He is not a well man.
12.
satisfactory, pleasing, or good:
All is well with us.
13.
proper, fitting, or gratifying:
It is well that you didn’t go.
14.
in a satisfactory position; well-off:
I am very well as I am.
interjection
15.
(used to express surprise, reproof, etc.):
Well! There’s no need to shout.
16.
(used to introduce a sentence, resume a conversation, etc.):
Well, who would have thought he could do it?
noun
17.
well-being; good fortune; success:
to wish well to someone.
Idioms
18.
as well,
in addition; also; too:
She insisted on directing the play and on producing it as well.
equally:
The town grew as well because of its location as because of its superb climate.
19.
as well as, as much or as truly as; equally as:
Joan is witty as well as intelligent.
20.
leave well enough alone, avoid changing something that is satisfactory.

noun
1.

a hole drilled or bored into the earth to obtain water, petroleum,natural gas, brine, or sulfur.
2.

a spring or natural source of water.
3.

an apparent reservoir or a source of human feelings, emotions, energy,etc.:

He was a well of gentleness and courtesy.
4.

a container, receptacle, or reservoir for a liquid:

the well of ink in a fountain pen.
5.

any sunken or deep, enclosed space, as a shaft for air or light, stairs,or an elevator, extending vertically through the floors of a building.
6.

Nautical.

  1. a part of a weather deck between two superstructures, extendingfrom one side of a vessel to the other.
  2. a compartment or enclosure around a ship’s pumps to make themeasily accessible and protect them from being damaged by thecargo.
7.

a hollow compartment, recessed area, or depression for holding aspecific item or items, as fish in the bottom of a boat or the retractedwheels of an airplane in flight.
 
verb (used without object)
9.

to rise, spring, or gush, as water, from the earth or some other source(often followed by up, out, or forth):

Tears welled up in my eyes.
verb (used with object)
10.

to send welling up or forth:

a fountain welling its pure water.
adjective
11.

like, of, resembling, from, or used in connection with a well.

American Psychological Association (APA):

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE):

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