Bedeutung von “well” — Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /wel/ better, best
We had the usual upsets but overall the day went well.She did equally well in the competition last year.All the children fared well in the exams.She is certain to do well in the exams.I think they coped very well under the circumstances.

A1 in a successful or satisfactory way:

I thought they played well.
He's doing well at school/work.

A2 in a complete way or as much as possible:

I know him quite well.
Stir the mixture well.
as well

A1 also:

Are you going to invite Steve as well?
as well as sth

A1 in addition to something:

They have lived in the United States as well as Britain.
may/might as well do sth

B2 If you may/might as well do something, it will not spoil the situation if you do that thing:

If we're not waiting for Karen, we might as well go now.
may/might/could well

B2 used to say that something is likely to be true:

He could well be at Michelle's house.
well above/ahead/below, etc

B2 above/ahead/below, etc by a large amount:

It was well after seven o'clock when we got home.
can't/couldn't very well do sth

used to say that something is not a suitable or practical thing to do:

I couldn't very well tell her while he was there.
Well done!

A1 used to tell someone how pleased you are about their success:

"I passed my exams." "Well done!"

(Definition von “well adverb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)