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well

  
[1]  
      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  
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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.)
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
n.
A plan done for something bad or illegal.
I will never scheme in the future because it is a bad thing to do.
n.
well-known, and highly respected
n.
a feeling of happiness, satisfaction, well-being
E.g: Nothing compares to the warm fuzzies you get when seeing again your old friends.
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
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.
SEO solution in such a way that the search engines will crawl your website and ranked it well on the top position. SEO is the process of improving the search and quality of visitors to your website for targeted keywords.
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the second main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of formation. The members of the formoisie have human capital, receive high wages (the most frequently thanks to their diplomas) and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1993 Yanick Toutain)
[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the third main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of innovation. The members of the innovoisie have usually human innovating capital. They receive (as individuals) copyrights or patent rights and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1996 Yanick Toutain)
n.
attempting to view the GOD(s) machine, speaking your mind truthfully, giving your opinion mindfully, having thought you were someone and not a person.
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
adj.
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
v.
spoil someone's plans; spoil someone's pleasure or joy.
I hate to rain on your parade, but we will not be able to host your birthday party next week.
n.
work and operations made in drilling for maintaining petroleum or Gas wells effective

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