- 1. adverb /wɛl/a) Accurately, competently.
He does his job well.b) Completely, fully.
A well done steak.2. adjective /wɛl/a) In good health.
I had been sick, but now Im well.
On leaving the operating table it is well to put the patient in a bed previously warmed and supplied with hot cans.3. interjection /wɛl/
A: The car is broken.b) An exclamation of surprise, often doubled or tripled.
B: Well, we could walk to the movies instead.4. noun /wɛl/
Theyre having a special tonight: $1 wells.b) A place where a liquid such as water surfaces naturally, a spring.5. verb /wɛl/
Blood welled from the wound.b) To have something seep out of the surface.
Her eyes welled with tears.