Well said! definition, Well said! meaning | English dictionary

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      adv   , better, best  
1    often used in combination   in a satisfactory manner  
the party went very well     
2    often used in combination   in a good, skilful, or pleasing manner  
she plays the violin well     
3    in a correct or careful manner  
listen well to my words     
4    in a comfortable or prosperous manner  
to live well     
5    usually used with auxiliaries   suitably; fittingly  
you can't very well say that     
6    intimately  
I knew him well     
7    in a kind or favourable manner  
she speaks well of you     
8    to a great or considerable extent; fully  
to be well informed     
9    by a considerable margin  
let me know well in advance     
10    preceded by: could, might, or may   indeed  
you may well have to do it yourself     
11    Informal   (intensifier)  
well safe     
12    all very well   used ironically to express discontent, dissent, etc.  
13    as well  
a    in addition; too  
b    preceded by: may or might   with equal effect  
you might as well come     
14    as well as   in addition to  
15    (just) as well   preferable or advisable  
it would be just as well if you paid me now     
16    just leave well (enough) alone   to refrain from interfering with something that is satisfactory  
17    well and good   used to indicate calm acceptance, as of a decision  
if you accept my offer, well and good     
18    well up in   well acquainted with (a particular subject); knowledgeable about  
      adj   usually postpositive  
19    when prenominal, usually used with a negative   in good health  
I'm very well, thank you, he's not a well man     
20    satisfactory, agreeable, or pleasing  
21    prudent; advisable  
it would be well to make no comment     
22    prosperous or comfortable  
23    fortunate or happy  
it is well that you agreed to go     
      interj  
24   
a    an expression of surprise, indignation, or reproof  
b    an expression of anticipation in waiting for an answer or remark  
      sentence connector  
25    an expression used to preface a remark, gain time, etc.  
well, I don't think I will come     
     (Old English wel; related to Old High German wala, wola (German wohl), Old Norse val, Gothic waila)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
adv. adj.
looking good; having a look that was obviously well taken care of.
e.g a very well put together woman (adj.) You look well put together (adj.)
id.
damn it!
Rats! I will be late to the meeting.
exp.
calm down!
exp.
ça craint! ; c'est nul!
[Arg.];[Slang]
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
exp.
polite expression offering to do something for someone
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
exp.
amongst other things said or stated
At the panel she stated her claims inter-alia
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
n.
me too
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
exp.
expression used for letting someone know that he/she should prepare for a difficult or unpleasant upcoming event
exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
conj.
albeit although, even if, even though, notwithstanding that, tho' (U.S. or poetic) though
Charles's letter was indeed published, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated form.
exp.
someone looking very well in the outfit he/she is wearing
[Slang] E.g.: You are a shape in a drape in this dress
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
n.
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exp.
A thing which ought to be perfectly vertical but which through fault is slanting is said to be off plumb.
adv.
very little; very few; said to indicate that something is in a low amount/quantity or insignificant
E.g. You weigh like nothing; It costs like nothing; It is a big deal, but you make it look like nothing.
exp.
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
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