Definitions For Well

noun

  • A deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • An enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps
  • An open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)
  • A cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
  • An abundant source
  • A deep hole made in the ground through which water can be removed

verb

  • Come up, as of a liquid
  • To rise to a surface and flow out
  • In a successful way
  • In a skillful way
  • In a good, proper, or positive way

adjective

  • Wise or advantageous and hence advisable
  • Resulting favorably

adjective

  • In good health especially after having suffered illness or injury

adverb

  • (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for well')
  • Without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor
  • Indicating high probability; in all likelihood
  • Thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form
  • Favorably; with approval
  • To a suitable or appropriate extent or degree
  • In financial comfort
  • In a manner affording benefit or advantage
  • To a great extent or degree
  • With skill or in a pleasing manner
  • With prudence or propriety
  • With great or especially intimate knowledge
  • (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully

Is Well a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
9

The word Well is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Well in a Sentence

  • His quirkily dysfunctional family proved to be a bottomless well of inspiration for the novelist
  • The spot where the spring bubbles up to the surface and forms a deep well
  • “How did everything go?” “It went well, thank you.”
  • She works well under pressure.
  • I did surprisingly well on my history test.
  • The children are well again.
  • I don't feel very well.
  • You don't look so well.

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