welladverbuk /wel/ us /wel/ (better, best)
well adverb (IN A GOOD WAY)
well adverb (TO A GREAT DEGREE)
- She's well aware of her strengths and weaknesses as an artist.
- The scheme was well thought out.
- The instructions on the fireworks said "Light the blue touchpaper, and stand well clear."
- Tickets are selling well for the group's upcoming concert tour.
- She managed to complete her last film well within budget.
well adverb (REASONABLY)
- This might well be our last chance to see each other before Christmas.
- You might well wonder what happened to all the food we prepared.
- It's just as well you brought an umbrella. It's going to rain.
- You can't very well take it back to the shop now that you've worn it.
- You'd be as well to confirm the bookings before you arrive.
well adverb (IN ADDITION)
- He went down in my estimation when he started trying to be a singer as well as an actor.
- The museum has many works by Picasso as well as other modern painters.
- He rang James, who was a good friend as well as the family doctor.
- As well as writing the script, he directed the film.
- It's not all my fault, Simon was there as well.
welladjective [usually after verb]uk /wel/ us /wel/ (better, best)
wellexclamationuk /wel/ us /wel/