Synonyms of well in English:

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  • 1 he behaves well
    decently, fairly, kindly, generously, honestly
    [Antonyms] badly
  • 2 they get along well
    harmoniously, agreeably, pleasantly, nicely, happily, amicably, amiably, peaceably
    informal famously
    [Antonyms] badly
  • 3 he plays the piano well
    skillfully, ably, competently, proficiently, adeptly, deftly, expertly, admirably, excellently
    [Antonyms] poorly
  • 4 I know her well
    intimately, thoroughly, deeply, profoundly, personally
    [Antonyms] barely
  • 5 they studied the recipe well
    carefully, closely, attentively, rigorously, in depth, exhaustively, in detail, meticulously, scrupulously, conscientiously, methodically, completely, comprehensively, fully, extensively, thoroughly, effectively
    [Antonyms] negligently
  • 6 they speak well of him
    [Antonyms] disparagingly
  • 7 she makes enough money to live well
    comfortably, in (the lap of) luxury, prosperously
  • 8 you may well be right
    quite possibly, conceivably, probably;
    undoubtedly, certainly, unquestionably
  • 9 he is well over forty
    considerably, very much, a great deal, substantially, easily, comfortably, significantly
    [Antonyms] barely
  • 10 she could well afford it
    easily, comfortably, readily, effortlessly
    [Antonyms] barely
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  • 1 she was completely well again
    healthy, fine, fit, robust, strong, vigorous, blooming, thriving, hale and hearty, in good shape, in good condition, in fine fettle
    informal in the pink
    [Antonyms] ill
  • 2 all is not well
    satisfactory, all right, fine, in order, as it should be, acceptable
    informal OK, hunky-dory, jake
    [Antonyms] unsatisfactory
  • 3 it would be well to tell us in advance
    advisable, sensible, prudent, politic, commonsensical, wise, judicious, expedient, recommended, advantageous, beneficial, profitable, desirable;
    a good idea
    [Antonyms] inadvisable
  • Phrases

    as well
    as well as
    we sell books as well as newspapers
    well done
    well done, Robbie, your voice has never been better
    congratulations, bravo, right on, congrats, my compliments, good work, three cheers, felicitations
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    Synonyms of well in English:

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    well 2


  • 1 she drew water from the well
    borehole, bore, spring, waterhole
  • 2 he's a bottomless well of forgiveness
    source, supply, fount, reservoir, wellspring, mine, fund, treasury
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  • 1 tears welled from her eyes
    flow, spill, stream, run, rush, gush, roll, cascade, flood, spout;
    seep, trickle;
    burst, issue, upwell
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