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Spanish translation of “well”


adjective /wel/ (comparative better /ˈbetə/, superlative best /best/)
bien; sano
I don’t feel very / at all well She doesn’t look very well She’s been ill, but she’s quite well now.
in a satisfactory state or condition
All is well now.
well- in a good, satisfactory etc way etc, as in well-behaved.
very much, as in well-known.
well-behaved adjective behaving correctly well-behaved children. well-being noun welfare She is always very concerned about her mother’s well-being. well-bred adjective (of a person) having good manners
bien educado
a well-bread young woman.
well-built adjective muscular; having a strong, handsome figure
de construcción sólida, fornido
a well-built man in his early forties.
well-done adjective (of meat) cooked until there is no blood in it; (of food) cooked for a long time
muy hecho
I’d like my steak well-done, please.
well-earned adjective thoroughly deserved
bien merecido
a well-earned rest.
well-educated adjective educated to a good standard a well-educated woman. well-fed adjective correctly and sufficiently fed
bien alimentado/nutrido
a healthy and well-fed cat.
well-groomed adjective of smart, tidy appearance A well-groomed gentleman appeared at the door. well-informed adjective having or showing a thorough knowledge
bien informado
a well-informed person/essay.
well-known adjective familiar or famous a well-known TV personality. well-made adjective
bien hecho
a well-made table.
well-mannered adjective polite
educado, de buenas maneras
a pleasant well-mannered boy.
well-off adjective rich He is very well-off a well-off young lady. fortunate You do not know when you are well off. well-read /-ˈred/ adjective having read many books etc; intelligent a well-read student. well-spoken adjective (of a person) speaking with a pleasing voice, in a grammatically correct way etc a well-spoken woman well-to-do adjective having enough money to live comfortably She comes from a well-to-do family. well-wisher noun a person who wishes one success etc Well-wishers had gathered at the narbour to see him set off on his round-the-world trip. as well in addition; too
If you go, I’ll go as well.
as well as in addition to
además de, así como
She works in a restaurant in the evenings as well as doing a full-time job during the day.
be just as well to be fortunate; to be no cause for regret
menos mal (que)
It’s just as well (that) you didn’t go – the meeting was cancelled.
be as well to to be advisable or sensible
ser mejor
It would be as well to go by train because the roads will be very busy at the weekend..
very well fine, okay
muy bien
Have you finished? Very well, you may go now.
well done! used in congratulating a person
muy bien, así se hace
I hear you won the competition. Well done!
well enough fairly, but not particularly, well
no mal del todo
He did well enough in the test.
well up in knowing a great deal about
muy bien informado
He’s very well up in financial matters.
(Definition of well from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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