well adverb - Definition in the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Polish translation of “well”

See all translations

well

adverb
 
 
/wel/ (better, best)
SUCCESSFULLY A1 in a successful or satisfactory way
dobrze
I thought they played well. He's doing well at school/work.Good, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good
COMPLETELY A2 in a complete way or as much as possible
dobrze
I know him quite well. Stir the mixture well.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
as well A1 also
też, także
Are you going to invite Steve as well?Also, extra, and in addition
as well as sth A1 in addition to something
oraz coś
They have lived in the United States as well as Britain.Also, extra, and in addition
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.
móc równie dobrze coś zrobić
If we're not waiting for Karen, we might as well go now.Reassuring
may/might/could well B2 used to say that something is likely to be true
prawdopodobnie, możliwe, że
He could well be at Michelle's house.Possible and probable
well above/ahead/below, etc B2 above/ahead/below, etc by a large amount
dobrze ponad/przed/poniżej itp.
It was well after seven o'clock when we got home.Large in number or quantityVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
can't/couldn't very well do sth used to say that something is not a suitable or practical thing to do
nie móc raczej lub przecież czegoś zrobić
I couldn't very well tell her while he was there.Impossible and improbable
Well done! A1 used to tell someone how pleased you are about their success
Dobra robota!, Świetnie!
"I passed my exams." "Well done!"Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing downInterjectionsSounds used as interjections
(Definition of well adverb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “well” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

extra time

a period of time in a sports game in which play continues if neither team has won in the usual time allowed for the game

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More